When you are looking to grow your business there are always plenty of new challenges. The Growth Hub can help you find the right finance opportunities. We have help with developing your sales and marketing strategies. Growing your business may mean that you will want to take on more staff, we have plenty of advice in recruiting and hiring staff. The Skills Support Programme can help up skill your staff. You may be looking to take on an apprentice to help develop skills for the future. Building your management skills will be key to your growth and increasing productivity. This may also be the time to start looking to the export market to help develop your business. Having an online presence is now a necessity for any modern business, we have advice for developing this aspect of your business. 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 have help for businesses for Supply Chain opportunities.
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 free business support to grow 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.
Mid-Life MOT is a small investment of your time but it could make a big difference. By investing in ourselves today, we’ll be open to the many opportunities that tomorrow will bring.
If you are 40+, The Mid-Life MOT is a great way to review your finances, skills and health to get ready for the many opportunities that the future will bring.