Green Finance and Funding

Discover grants, finance and funding that can help you cut energy bills and carbon emissions.

Low Carbon Workspaces grant

Low Carbon Workspaces delivers grant funding to businesses to help them implement energy saving measures, such as efficient boilers, LEDs, electric vehicles and more. The website also features a green suppliers directory, making it easier for businesses to find energy saving products and services.

Workplace Charging Scheme

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge-points, for eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations.

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Barclays Green Loan

A Barclays Green Loan can help you fund sustainability projects in your business.

Lloyds Bank Clean Growth Finance Initiative

Discover the Lloyds Bank Clean Growth Finance Initiative – this is discounted lending that can support small or large investments in sustainability by businesses.

Lloyds also produces guides and reports on sustainability to help businesses make the most of the opportunities that a sustainable agenda brings. Visit the Lloyds website here, and filter the results for 'Sustainability'.

Natwest - Financial support for green goals

Natwest offer loans and finance for green ambitions, as well as financing for renewable energy projects. 

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Low-emission vehicles eligible for a plug-in grant

You can get a discount on the price of brand new low-emission vehicles through a grant the government gives to vehicle dealerships and manufacturers.

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Claim capital allowances

If you buy an asset that qualifies for first year allowances you can deduct the full cost from your profits before tax.

You can claim ‘enhanced capital allowances’ (a type of first year allowances) for the following energy and water efficient equipment:

  • some cars with low CO2 emissions
  • energy saving equipment that’s on the energy technology product list, for example certain motors
  • water saving equipment that’s on the water efficient technologies product list, for example meters, efficient toilets and taps
  • plant and machinery for gas refuelling stations, for example storage tanks, pumps
  • gas, biogas and hydrogen refuelling equipment
  • new zero-emission goods vehicles

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