Foundations

for Growth:

A fully-funded programme to help local businesses achieve long-term, sustainable growth.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Summer has come to an end. The holidays are over, and businesses are ready to harness that positive, back-to-school feeling.

It’s a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. It’s also the perfect time to take a step back, reconsider old ways of working, and perhaps try different approaches to overcoming old challenges. It’s time to get back to work, but that doesn’t have to mean business as usual; It’s time to get back to growth.

Join SEMLEP’s Growth Hub and Digital Remit for Foundations for Growth. This fully-funded programme consists of an in-depth, one-to-one business review developed in conjunction with Grant Thornton, pre-recorded lessons, live online events and group discussions, all geared towards helping your business achieve long-term, sustainable growth.

 

A deep dive into your business

As an integral part of the programme, you will receive a one-to-one, in-depth review of your business, conducted by one of SEMLEP’s Growth Hub’s Business Advisers and using a toolkit developed in conjunction with Grant Thornton.

This will cover a wide variety of subjects, including finance, operations, marketing, and HR. It will also examine where your business is now, where you want it to be, and suggest ways of getting there.

 

To see if you’re eligible and to register, contact one of our business advisers today!

 

For more information on the webinars that are included in the programme, click on the images below:

Sales: helping prospects become customers

Sales: helping prospects become customers

Venue: Online, Zoom

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Date & Time: 10:00 am

Description: The difference between sales and marketing. What the differences are between B2B and B2C and how has selling changed...

Digital: promoting your business without leaving your home

Digital: promoting your business without leaving your home

Venue: Online, Zoom

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Date & Time: 10:00 am

Description: How to identify the different kinds of digital promotion and the best way for your firm to advertise online and how to target your audiences...

HOW IT WORKS

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Identify business goals, strategies & opportunities with your Business Adviser.

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Attend a series of webinars to help develop the skills needed to grow your business.

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On-going support is offered to all businesses through SEMLEP’s Growth Hub.

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Access to a peer-to-peer network of fellow alumni.

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Participants will be notified of future business support they may be applicable for.

ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

To apply to join this programme, you need to:

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Own a business in the South East Midlands

Have been in business for at least 6 months.

Current annual turnover of £50,000

Foundations for Growth is perfect for Small and Medium Enterprises keen to grow their businesses but who are not yet eligible for business support programmes such as Growth Curve.

Interested? Book to speak with a SEMLEP Business Adviser.

CASE STUDIES

News image - Blueprint for Growth: Jones Architecture + Design
23 March 2021

Blueprint for Growth: Jones Architecture + Design

Blueprint for Growth: Jones Architecture + Design Abi Perry-Jones is the Creative Director and co-owner of Jones Architecture + Design. The company was founded in […]

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29 January 2021

INCENTIVESMART

Given that he once faced a three-and-a-half-hour grilling from Peter Jones, Theo Paphitis and Duncan Bannatyne in the cauldron-like atmosphere of Dragon’s Den, entrepreneur Richard […]

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29 September 2020

iFOAM LTD

Corby-based iFoam is a manufacturer of specialist seating for the transport industry, specialising in aviation, rail and bus travel. The 19-strong workforce is made up […]

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28 September 2020

GoodInk

GoodInk is a creative agency specialising in graphic design and web design, spearheaded by Steve Goodger. Based in Thornborough, GoodInk has built a reputation locally […]

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Part-funded by:

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