#GrowMySME Business support that makes a difference

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Looking for support to grow your business? We can help.

The Humber is experiencing an economic, social, cultural and infrastructural renaissance, and The Humber Business Growth Hub, a major initiative of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), is playing a key role in giving businesses in the Humber region a platform to prosper.

The #GrowMySME Programme delivers products of the Humber Business Growth Hub and is supported by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 - 2020 Programme to enable small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to grow. Whether you need answers on future funding, guidance on ICT-led development or support in any other aspect of growing your business, accessing the #GrowMySME Programme will be the best thing you’ll ever do for your business.

With three exciting schemes, the #GrowMySME Programme offers your business access to specialist one-to-one advice and support, a varied workshop and masterclass series delivered by experts in their field, and grant schemes that will help you to unlock key business growth activities.

Finance for Growth

Enhance your business growth potential. From funding to grants, we provide free advice and support on everything finance related.

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Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Growth

With support around making the most of your ICT and how to unlock funding, we can help you prepare your business for a digital future.

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Business Growth Scheme

Accelerate your business growth plans with the help of a bespoke business support package led by an experienced business advisor and tailored to drive you towards your growth objectives.

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We’ve made it simple to access

We’ve already helped a number of businesses on their way to success and want to make it as simple as possible for you to access support too. If you’re interested in attending a bespoke one-to-one session, taking part in one of our workshops or finding out whether you’re eligible for a business grant, just follow our three simple steps:

Step 1.
Find the right scheme for you

The #GrowMySME programme offers support for businesses through three schemes. Browse this website for more information about each.

Step 2.
Are you eligible?

95% of SMEs in the Humber region may be eligible to access support. If you’re a business with under 250 full-time equivalent employees you should fit the bill.

Step 3.
Register your interest

Simply complete an Expression of Interest and we’ll check your eligibility for you. One of our advisors will then be in touch to find out how we can help.

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FREE workshops, masterclasses & events

Our range of specialist business workshops will equip ambitious businesses like yours to grow successfully. Open to businesses eligible for the #GrowMySME programme, all our events are free and based across the Humber region. Find out more below.

Finance workshops, masterclasses & events

Help gear your business up for investment with workshops relating to all things finance.

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Information Communication Technology (ICT) workshops, masterclasses & events

Make the most of your IT and learn about the latest developments in technology that can help drive your business forward.

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Business Growth Scheme workshops, masterclasses & events

Learn from market leaders about cutting-edge approaches to business culture, strategy, sales & marketing, skills & recruitment, supply chain & procurement and product & service development, to help keep your business growth plans on the front foot.

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Is your business eligible?

As a minimum, your business must:

  • Be trading in the Humber area – Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire
  • Have less than 250 full-time equivalent employees
  • Have a turnover of less than €50m or a balance sheet of less than €43m

If eligible, SMEs will be able to apply for all aspects of the #GrowMySME programme.

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Want to find out more or chat about how we can help?

To find out more about the range of services, events and grants that the programme offers, complete an expression of interest form or give us a call.

Finance for Growth, ICT for Growth and the Business Growth Scheme are supported by the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund Programme. These schemes are delivered by Humber Business Growth Hub and Hull City Council, in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council and e-factor Group Ltd.