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The Business Growth Programme will enhance the resources of the existing Humber Business Growth Hub through the provision of a range of interventions aimed at enabling SMEs in the Humber to grow and become more productive.  It will encourage and support businesses to grow and develop by delivering the following activities:

  • One-to-one advice to determine the needs of the client, including a detailed diagnostic and development of an action plan of support required to achieve growth objectives
  • A comprehensive programme of workshops / masterclasses, delivered by industry experts across a range of topics (see below)
  • A Leadership Development programme for senior leaders and managers within SMEs with a potential for growth
  • Voucher support to SMEs based on projects identified through one-to-one advice and support
  • Electronic delivery – development of a suite of webinars, online content, and information available through the Growth Hub Website

The programme will focus on delivering support in the following areas:

  • Business model, culture and structure
  • Business Planning
  • Marketing and communications
  • HR and Recruitment
  • Improving market and customer awareness and understanding
  • Sales process and pitch
  • Pricing
  • Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Resource Efficiency

Project Dates

October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2021

Project Sponsor

Humber Local Enterprise Partnership

Location

Humberwide

Funding

£2,498,766 of ERDF funding through the Humber ESIF Programme – total investment including match funding – £4,164,610.

Outputs

The programme will support over 400 business, create 105 new jobs and lever £442,500 private sector investment.

Approval Status

Business case approved

Delivery Status

Started

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Last updated: November 27, 2018