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Cost of Living Business Support


Concerned about rising costs for your business? The Growth Hub team have compiled a list of the latest cost of living and energy related schemes and guidance available. They can also offer your business support with business planning and resilience.

Find out more on the Heart of the South West Growth Hub website.


The Somerset Recovery and Growth Plan was developed and agreed by the five Somerset local authorities in January 2021. The Plan is based on detailed economic analysis of the regional and local impacts of the pandemic on jobs and growth.

The Somerset Recovery and Growth Plan sets out priorities for supporting Somerset’s economic recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 as well as, longer term strategic ambitions for growth.

The full technical document and appendices are available to view in Downloads.

Last reviewed: May 7, 2024 by Jenny

Next review due: November 7, 2024

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