Business Growth Service to be wound down
7 December 2015
As part of the November 2015 Spending Review settlement, the government has decided to wind down the national delivery of the Business Growth Service (incorporating GrowthAccelerator and the Manufacturing Advisory Service).
On 26th November 2015 the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) issued a formal instruction to providers of the Business Growth Service:
- not to enter into any further contractual commitments with customers after 23:59 Monday 30 November
- that all contractual commitments should be honoured, as long as all support and related activity is completed by 31 March 2016.