Growth Hub Support

We 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.

A free schedule of workshops covering the key topics needed to run a business, from social media basics to pitching for finance. All workshops are currently run as webinars - find the latest webinar here.

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.

The Recovery and Resilience Grant scheme offers match funding to businesses to invest in new technologies, plant equipment, machinery, or premises growth to help businesses create employment opportunities.

The grants of between £5,000 to £50,000 are designed to build business resilience for businesses that have been affected by Covid-19 by supporting investment projects that will create a significant, positive impact on the business’ future. Express your interest here.

Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success. Join together with like-minded business owners over winter. Sign up on our Peer Networks page.

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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