The South East Business Hub is here to help your business on the path to growth and prosperity.
The BEST Growth Hub is the centre point for Essex business support and is fully funded by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership. Whatever your business size, stage, or industry the BEST Growth Hub can provide access to specialist and relevant business support free of charge. Find out from our dedicated team of experts what support your business could be eligible for.
Pivoting Assessment Tool
Meet our experts in growth, scale-up and business adaptation. We are delighted to showcase our exclusive Pivoting Assessment Tool (PAT).
Call now to book in your free 1-2-1 consultation with our experts today!
The new BEST Growth Hub prospectus is now available! Please read for information on our services and business reviews.
BEST’s Big Business Briefing
No matter what stage your business is at, pre-start to high growth, The BEST Growth Hub is passionate about making a difference to businesses, their teams, and the Essex economy. With so much available, our Big Business Briefing aims to help Essex businesses, fully understand the full range of support available to them.
Brexit Ready Podcast
What are the challenges facing small businesses in today’s tough economic landscape, and how have they overcome them?
The South East Business Hub has teamed up with the London Business Hub and Hertfordshire Growth Hub to bring the local business community the Brexit Ready Podcast.
Peer Networks Programme
Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.
Delivered locally by the BEST Growth Hub, we create diverse cohort groups of individuals to collaboratively work through common business issues.
Coronavirus: Guidance for Businesses and Employers
Visit our dedicated, regularly updated page for information, advice and guidance for businesses and employers regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Hall Brothers of Colchester – BEST Growth Hub
A family-run building and joinery business that has been in the industry for more than 50 years, Hall Brothers of Colchester has a proud reputation for exceptional standard of design, traditional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail.
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Businesses are encouraged to take the short survey to help the Clean Growth South East project understand the challenges and opportunities for businesses in the region for the next 12-18 months. Read more
BEST Growth Hub, the power behind Essex’s NOVO Awards, today announced that R&D Advisors is the new headline sponsor of its ground-breaking business awards. Read more
Owners of small and medium-sized businesses across all sectors in Essex can now apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to make their business Covid-19 secure. This money can be used in different ways, including to buy new equipment, support employees to work from home or to adapt premises. Read more
Bounce Back Loans (BBLS) are available for SMEs that have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses can apply for between £2,000 and £50,000 up to 25% of their total turnover to provide them with financial support. The loans are interest and fee-free for the first 12 months, with a 2.5% fixed annual interest […] Read more
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