This is your gateway to business support if you are looking to further develop your well established business. The Growth Hub can help you find the right finance opportunities. It may be time for your business to take on more staff, we have plenty of advice in recruiting and hiring staff. You can help staff on long term sick with the Fit For Work programme. The Skills Support Programme can help up skill your staff. You may be looking to take on an apprentice to help maintain your talent pipeline. This may also be the time to start looking to the export market to help develop your business. The Catapult Centres help businesses adopt, develop and exploit innovative products and technologies. This is where your R&D can hit the road. If you have issues with large companies delaying payments to your business the Small Business Commissioner has guidance for you. Government Business Forum provides extensive support for people who are looking to grow their businesses.
The British Business Bank Finance Your Growth Information Hub helps businesses understand and discover the finance options that could enable them to grow.
Below you will find a selection of both Humber and national organisations that will help with funding and Free business support for your business. Click on “Browse all resources” to see the full list of support organisations.Browse All Resources
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, the #GrowMySME Programme provides intensive and tailored support to Small & Medium sized businesses (SMEs) looking to overcome growth barriers. Offering 1:1 advice, workshops & masterclasses, grant funding, and ScaleUp & Supply Chain Support; engaging with #GrowMySME will be one of the best things you’ll do for your business.
We understand that small and medium businesses can often face barriers when it comes to finance, but we are here to help you overcome those barriers and achieve your growth potential. From accessing grant funding, to getting to grips with basic accounts and forecasting, to developing financial strategies and accessing financial management information systems, Finance for Growth has got you and your business covered.
Growing Hull and East Yorkshire is a £1.5m business investment scheme aiming to provide capital grants to SME businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire to support and incentivise business growth, investment and job creation. Grants of between £5,000 and £250,000 are offered.