Low Carbon Workspaces offers small and medium-sized businesses in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the Black Country grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to cover up to a third of the cost of making energy improvements.
The programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and managed by Ngage Solutions, a not-for-profit company that specialises in the design and delivery of grant schemes and business support programmes. We are part of the Buckinghamshire Business First Group and we work closely with other Growth Hubs, Local Enterprise Partnerships, local authorities, business organisations and other grant schemes in each area.Download an Application Form
With over a decade in the environmental sector, and a first-class degree in Environmental Studies & International Business, Daniel has a deep-rooted passion for sustainability.
Beginning his career in waste management, Daniel has also consulted for private companies on waste strategy and carbon mitigation. Daniel has also worked for the charity ‘Citizens Climate Lobby,’ lobbying Members of the US Congress to enact a Carbon Fee & Dividend.
David has worked in the energy sector since leaving the University of Exeter in 2011 with an MSc in Sustainable Development. His passion for a low carbon economy stems from studying climate change as an undergrad.
He started his career by working with households to reduce their energy consumption and has transferred these skills and knowledge to the business sector with experience of managing the energy reduction programmes at the National Trust.
Milly brings over 25 years’ of experience in marketing. After spending four years in Paris working for TV and radio companies, she returned to the UK and began working in London-based advertising and media agencies – specialising in pan-European TV campaigns.
Milly pursued her marketing career with senior roles at British Airways, helping them to cut costs and enhance their Executive Club offer. During seven years at BT, Milly ran campaigns to help both consumers and businesses understand the value of broadband, forged strategic digital partnerships, and helped to define BT’s entry into TV and digital markets.
Matthew has 10 years’ experience administrating for local businesses including a stockbrokers and BT as a mapping analyst. He volunteered with the Home Energy Advice team at the London housing association Peabody, helping vulnerable residents lower their energy bills and keep warm in the winter.
Matthew is studying for a degree in Environmental Science and is passionate towards sustainable initiatives which help to forge a fairer world. He believes sustainable businesses deserve support and recognition.
Jamie graduated from the University of East Anglia with a first-class degree in History. He worked as an intern for Breast Cancer Now, providing administrative support to the Marketing, Events and PR teams – focussing on the organisation of the Pink Ribbon Ball fundraising gala. Years of working in the Hospitality sector has made outstanding customer service a top priority for Jamie.After working for five months as a Chalet Host in a French ski resort, where the physical effects of climate change were visible, Jamie turned his attention to the international low carbon effort.
Many thanks to our project partners for their support for the Low Carbon Workspaces programme and for helping to share details of the scheme with the local business community.