Apply for your Help to Grow: Digital discount on approved software

Eligible businesses can apply for a discount of up to 50% or £5,000 (exclusive of VAT) on the cost of buying one approved software product.

The financial discount covers 12 monthsʼ worth of approved software product core costs.

Purchasing your software

After you have completed the online application and passed all fraud and eligibility checks, you will receive a unique discount link to purchase the software directly from your chosen supplier’s website. These fraud and eligibility checks will not affect your businessʼ credit score.

For full terms and conditions, please visit: terms and conditions.

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This financial discount is available to UK businesses that meet all four eligibility criteria below:

  1. Your business must have a registered office in the UK and be registered at the relevant Companies House or be a registered society listed on the Financial Conduct Authority's Mutuals Register.
  2. Your business must have been actively trading for over 12 months prior to the date of application and have an incorporation date of, at minimum, 365 days prior to the date of application.
  3. Your business must have a total of between 1 and 249 employees. Read our General Guidance for more information about employee criteria
  4. Your business must be purchasing the approved software for the first time.

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