The Growth Hub works with businesses in Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Hosted by the West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership it is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
The website – www.wearegrowth.co.uk – provides information and toolkits on a wide variety of topics including: starting a business, employing staﬀ, finance, sales, marketing, exporting and statutory regulations. It also hosts the Business Support Directory, which provides an easy way to access a wide range of professionals, government programmes, training events and courses.
Up to 12 hours free over-the-phone or face-to-face help is also available from the Growth Hub team. They can assess your business needs before signposting you to the right service and appropriate expertise. Growth Hub services are free to all businesses in the West of England and the level of service is the same regardless of size, sector or location.
Regular drop-in sessions take place at a range of co-working spaces across the region. These oﬀer an ideal opportunity to speak to one of the team and find out how the Growth Hub can oﬀer practical support for your business.
Over the coming months the Growth Hub is running a series of events aimed at businesses with the potential to scale-up, and who may be seeking investment, looking to export, and / or invest in their workforce. Topics will range from accessing finance, understanding equity and debt, peer to peer leading, crowdfunding and leadership skills, ensuring there is something for everyone.
Visit www.wearegrowth.co.uk or call 0117 456 6955 to find out more.