New published figures show the Government’s Start-Up Loans scheme has so far supported 97 people in Brighton to start a new business with £458,050 of loans to help them get going.
Across the UK more than 20,000 Start-Up loans, worth over £100 million, have been awarded to help new businesses get going.
Simon Kirby MP for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, has welcomed the news.
He said: “This is great news. It shows the Start-Up Loans scheme is giving people in Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven the ideas and determination to start a new business the finance they need to kick-start and grow it.
“So far 97 loans, worth a total of £458,050, have been made in Brighton to help people put their business idea into practice, supporting new businesses. This means more jobs and opportunities for local people.
“The Government’s aim is to make Britain the best place in the world to start and grow a business. This is all part of our long-term economic plan. By backing businesses to create more jobs, it is ensuring that more people in Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven can have the security and stability of a regular pay packet, with a brighter future ahead of them.”
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