For more information on Resource Efficiency East please call us on 01733 294524
Resource Efficiency East
Resource Efficiency East is a specialist provider of guidance and support of
resource efficiency to small and medium sized enterprises in the East of England
Our Region and Eligibility
The East of England
The East of England is the UK's ideas region. The region comprises the six counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and the unitary authorities of Peterborough, Luton, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.
With London on the region's doorstep, the East of England is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing regions in the UK. The region's economy is worth over £109.9 billion a year. It is home to over 430,000 businesses and 5.6 million people.
The East of England is characterised by a number of flourishing medium-sized towns and cities - each with its own distinctive character and strengths.These urban centres are complemented by extensive rural areas..
Eligibility for Support
The Resource Efficiency East programme is jointly funded by the East of England Development Agency (EEDA) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). As such there are restrictions as to which businesses in the region are eligible to receive support from Resource Efficiency East.
Eligible businesses are those that meet the following criteria;
- Employ fewer than 250 staff
- Turnover of less than 50 million Euros per annum
- No more than 25% owned by a larger organisation
- Located in the East of England (Cambs/Beds/Norfolk/Suffolk/Herts/Essex)
In addition, restrictions placed upon the programme by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) mean some sectors are not eligible for support. These include the following;
- Textiles and clothing
- Shipbuilding, coal and steel
- Social welfare
- Building and renovation of housing
- Port developments
- School age education
- Banks and insurance companies
If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible for support or not please contact us on 01733 294 524.