Growth Hub Support

Last updated 21/12/2021

With the pandemic continuing and more restrictions likely as a result of the Omicron variant, SEMLEP’s Growth Hub continues to offer free business advice and support services to businesses in the South East Midlands. Whether you need advice on how to access the government COVID-19 financial support for businesses or want to sense check your business decisions with an experienced professional, we can help.


Our team of business advisers give business leaders and managers the opportunity to work on their business on a 1-2-1 basis. Depending on the needs of your business, this can either be a one-off conversation or ongoing check-ins. Get in touch to organise a session.

An online tool that provides detailed information about local, regional and national support options available – helping you to get an idea of what support is available for you before speaking with us. Take a look here.

Are you a business owner in the SEMLEP area whose business has been affected by the pandemic? Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who have been affected by Covid-19 may now be eligible for funding and business support via their local authorities as part of the Government’s Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme, designed to give them the help they need to continue to trade, adapt, diversify and grow.

Find out more here.

As part of the Growth Hub network, we with local and national, public and private sector partners – such as Chambers of Commerce, FSB, universities, Enterprise Zones and banks, co-ordinating local business support and connecting businesses to the right help for their needs. We use this network to refer clients to the most suitable support and to inform businesses about wider opportunities such as funding, training, or exporting opportunities – sign up to our newsletter below.

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