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. If you want to find out how the productivity of your business compares to other businesses use our productivity calculator.

The British Business Bank Finance Your Growth Information Hub helps businesses understand and discover the finance options that could enable them to grow.

We also have a mine of information in our Knowledge Centre.

Below you will find a selection of both Humber and national organisations that will help with funding and business support for your business.

scaleup institiue

The Scaleup Institute provides information and help for businesses looking to expand rapidly.

There are 56 organisations within Established Business Growth.

Humber Local Enterprise Partnership FUNDING & SUPPORT for Business through Business loan fund and Growing the Humber 01482 485260
Humber LEP Growth Hub SUPPORT - Offers free business support from pre startups to established businesses 01482 485260
Angelgroups FUNDING - 100’s of Angel investors who are looking for investment opportunities
British Business Bank FUNDING - Our aim is to make finance markets work better for small businesses 0114 206 2131
Business Enterprise Fund FUNDING - social enterprise, set up to provide loans to SME businesses who are unable to raise finance from mainstream lenders. 0800 080 3145
Economic Growth Solutions FUNDING & SUPPORT - Provision of the Manufacturing Growth Programme
Funding Circle FUNDING - Focused on SME's who can borrow from a wide range of investors 0800 048 8747
Innovate UK FUNDING & SUPPORT to find and drive the science and technology innovations 01793 442700
Lombard FUNDING - the growth of business across a diverse range of sectors with tailored asset finance solutions 0345 877 8888
Rangewell FUNDING - Business Financing Company 020 3318 2613
The Carbon Trust FUNDING - For capital purchase of energy saving equipment +44 (0)20 7170 7000
Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) FUNDING - funds exploitable innovation to support UK defence and security quickly and effectively, and support UK prosperity 01980 950000 option 3
Business Is Great Britain SUPPORT - Business Resources tools to help start new ventures, and grow your business. 0300 456 3565
East Riding of Yorkshire Council SUPPORT - Business Support for the East Riding of Yorkshire 01482 393939
Hull City Council SUPPORT - Business support for the Hull area 01482 615388
North East Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesses and organisations looking to relocate to the area. 01472 326142
North Lincolnshire Council FUNDING & SUPPORT - Advice for local businesess and companies looking to locate to the area 01724 297330
University of Hull FUNDING & SUPPORT - A range of business support to start-ups and established businesses (0)1482 346311
University of Lincoln FDUNDING & Support - The Business Support department operating the Growth on Growth fund 01522 837200
ActionCoach SUPPORT - Business coaching and Grant Funding
B5Direction SUPPORT - tailored support designed to realise true growth potential. 07764 365 291
Barclays Bank SUPPORT - Helping the next business generation achieve their ambitions 01482 332565
Brook Corporate Developments Ltd SUPPORT - specialist business consultancy and training support provider. 01226240435
Catapult Centres SUPPORT - world-leading centres designed to transform the UK's capability for innovation and growth. 02035 744707/07580 111066
China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) SUPPORT - Our services offer tailor-made support for your business needs when doing business with China. 0113 247 1584
Department For International Trade SUPPORT - advice and support to companies who want to grow their business overseas. 07881 266 270
E-Factor Group Ltd SUPPORT - providing real support to small and medium businesses 01472 252780
Encompass Consultancy Ltd SUPPORT- wide range of service to businesses across the Humber 01482 222 463
Enterprise Europe Network FUNDING & SUPPORT - free advice and access to business and technology partnering opportunities in new markets for SME's 0300 12 33144
Enterprise Nation SUPPORT - Resource for Business startups and established business 020 3871 2922
Enterprising Women SUPPORT - Help business women achieve the success they want, by empowering and supporting them 08000 121365
Fluent Coaching SUPPORT - we help you develop yourself, your team or your whole organisation 01652 462006
For Entrepreneurs Only SUPPORT - Helping Entrepreneurs in Hull & East Yorkshire to Create Wealth and Jobs. 07539074890
Goldman Sachs Support - 10,000 Small Businesses Programme is an investment to help entrepreneurs 07827 062019
Hull and Humber Chamber Commerce SUPPORT - Strengthen the local economy by supporting our members in their business endeavours 01482 324976 / 01472 3429
Hull Library - Business & IP Centre SUPPORT - for entrepreneurs and innovators to launch and grow a business 01482 223 344
John Olivant - Business Coach SUPPORT - 1-2-1 support for small businesses 01482 408585
Kaizen Consulting SUPPORT - We are a business specialising in helping businesses to grow. 01482 772261
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships SUPPORT - helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through technology 0300 321 4357
Konfer SUPPORT - Connects experts and business innovators across the UK
Language is Everything SUPPORT - one of the UK’s leading interpreting and translation providers 0800 731 7878
Lean Business Solutions SUPPORT - helping achieve rapid and sustainable improvements throughout their business 01522 306 242
Nesta SUPPORT - Innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life 02074 382500
PAGE Consulting Ltd SUPPORT – Business Coaching and Specialist in Transforming Business Performance 01430 440079
The Business Barn SUPPORT - provides business advice and support specific to the rural sector. 01299 250184
The Ferryport Group SUPPORT - Improving Efficiencies through Shop Floor focused Improvement Activities 07903 189865
Visit England SUPPORT - Help For Tourism Businesses
Federation of Small Businesses SERVICES - promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. 01482 571012
Humber Business Resilience Forum SERVICES - Learn how to make your organisation cyber secure
NPL North of England SERVICES - Commercial measurement services and consultancy 01484 505714
UKTraining TRAINING - delivere training in many financial and legislative subjects for over 30 years. 01704878988
Willerby Hill Ltd TRAINING - Working with SME accross Yorkshire on HR Projects 07717 702201
4Networking NETWORKING - Network locally, regionally and even nationally 0845 123 4444
BusinessHive Business Club NETWORKING - Benefits the business community and the hundreds of established businesses 01472 242 667
THE Business Network NETWORKING - Business Networking for South Humberside 07730 525349
Yorkshire Enterprise Network NETWORKING - Provide the means by which its members can promote their own and each others’ businesses for their mutual benefit (0)1274 303 988