One-to-one advice and support

Berkshire Growth Hub Team

Free business advice sessions

At the Berkshire Growth Hub, our experienced team of in-house business champions can provide one-to-one advice for businesses needing urgent support via telephone or video conferencing (e.g. Zoom or Teams). Our business advisers are here to answer your questions, signpost you to suitable sources of support, provide impartial advice and help you to develop business resilience.   

Our advisers can provide advice and support on:

  • government support and funding
  • other finance and funding options available
  • managing cashflow
  • developing business contingency plans
  • building business resilience
  • business structures and staffing
  • the latest government guidance
  • connecting you to relevant support services and industry expertise

Berkshire businesses in need of urgent advice, can email us at or call us on 01344 388005 to arrange a free and confidential consultation.

Industry expertise

In addition, we have a network of partner experts who can provide businesses with advice and support. Some of the areas our partners can advise on include:

  • HR – Statutory sick pay, employees travelling for work, absences, Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • IT – adapting to new ways of working, remote working, cyber security, alternatives to face-to-face meetings, software tools, video links
  • Finance – cashflow issues, alternative sources of funding
  • Legal – contracts, terms and conditions
  • Import and export – sourcing parts and ingredients, fulling orders, finding alternative suppliers
  • China – Support communicating with your Chinese suppliers and clarity on their timelines for getting back to normal operational efficiency.

For urgent business advice or a one-to-one confidential consultation with an adviser, please complete our Coronavirus Advice Enquiry Form and one of our team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.  


You can also check out our events section for details of online events on a range of business issues, from marketing and export to HR and finance.