Grants can be an attractive option as they don’t always require repayments or equity stakes in return for funding. The eighth in our series of ‘Essential business tips’ looks at how to find the right grant for your business.

Tip 1 – Research your grant options
Tip 2 – Make sure you are eligible
Tip 3 – Prepare fully before applying
Tip 4 – Explore possible alternatives to grants

With the right combination of research, planning and determination, there’s every chance you’ll find a grant or suitable alternative to help you develop your business idea or grow your company.