# Advisory services about financing and assistance
When it comes to financing and financial support, the government helps companies and business founders by providing professional advisory services on business-related matters. In many cases, public funding is available for external advisory services.
Apply with your cinema for the Cinema Program Award.
If you employ people in your company who are not yet working at full capacity at the start of employment, you can apply for subsidies towards wage costs.
If your employees need special support in training or on the job because of a disability, you as an employer can apply for job aids.
If you are unemployed and want to start your own business, you are entitled to financial support.
If your company receives seasonal short-time allowance for employees, you can, under certain conditions, receive additional reimbursement of social insurance contributions for these employees.