What free services does the Growth Hub offer?
The Business Growth Hub offers two tiers of free support to Berkshire businesses. The first tier is available to all companies, regardless of sector or size. First tier services include:
Access to a wealth of information on the Growth Hub website - Visit the Get Support section of this website for advice on topics such as Sales & Marketing, Ideas & Innovation and Business Strategy. You can also follow the Growth Hub on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
Regular monthly Growth Hub newsletter - our regular email updates keep recipients informed about local networking events and business news. Sign up to receive the newsletter here.
Free networking events - we provide regular opportunities for businesses to meet like-minded people in a relaxed environment.
Free access to short, half-day, workshops - workshop topics are varied and have included LinkedIn for Business, The Business Model Canvas and Finance for Non-Financial Managers as well as sector specific events.
Drop-in business clinics - informal sessions where businesses can find out what help is available to them free of charge.
Our second tier of services is only available to small and medium-sized (SME) Berkshire businesses with high growth potential that meet the eligibility criteria detailed here.
High Growth services include:
- Indepth assessment of your business
- Development of a bespoke high growth plan
- Ongoing one to one support to action your plan
- Connections and referals to relevant providers of support
- Access to high growth workshops on key growth topics such as finance and funding, business planning, leadership and management, sales and marketing and export.
If you are interested in our High Growth service, check your eligibility here.