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Help to Grow

Help to Grow: Management

The government-backed Help to Grow: Management course will open the door to growth for thousands of business leaders.

Delivered in collaboration with industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs, Help To Grow: Management includes 12 weeks of in depth training, 1:1 business mentoring to help apply your learnings, and the opportunity to grow your business, fast.

The 12-week course costs just £750 and is 90% funded by the government. You can take part around your existing work commitments and access learning through a blend of online and face-to-face sessions.

Aimed at senior leaders in small and medium businesses, the course covers strategies for growth and innovation, leading high-performance teams and digital adoption, as well as financial management and responsible business practices. You will hear from inspirational business leaders and learn alongside local peers. You’ll learn from leaders like you with bespoke peer-to-peer networking sessions.

By the end of the course you will be able to take away a tailor-made plan and have the confidence in how to grow your business.

Help to Grow: Digital

Supercharge your business growth

Small and medium-sized businesses across the UK can now access impartial online support to see how digital technology can boost their business performance.

Eligible businesses can also apply for a discount of up to 50% off the purchase of approved software from a range of leading technology suppliers, worth up to £5,000.

With many businesses needing to adapt the way they do business during the pandemic, the support the Government is offering through Help to Grow: Digital will help them to improve their productivity and take the next step to grow.

Software included in the scheme:

  • Customer Relationship Management software, which is proven to boost firms’ productivity by 18% on average
  • eCommerce software, to help businesses ramp up sales of products and services online. Businesses which adopt eCommerce software see on average a 7.5% increase in sales over 3 years
  • Digital Accounting software

The Help to Grow: Digital scheme is now available for businesses with 1-249 employees, boosting the number of eligible businesses to 1.24 million.