This is your gateway to business support if you are looking to further develop your well established business. The Growth Hub can help you find the right finance opportunities. It may be time for your business to take on more staff, we have plenty of advice in recruiting and hiring staff. You can help staff on long term sick with the Fit For Work programme. You may be looking to take on an apprentice to help maintain your talent pipeline. This may also be the time to start looking to the export market to help develop your business. The Catapult Centres help businesses adopt, develop and exploit innovative products and technologies. This is where your R&D can hit the road. If you have issues with large companies delaying payments to your business the Small Business Commissioner has guidance for you. Government Business Forum provides extensive support for people who are looking to grow their businesses.
The British Business Bank Finance Your Growth Information Hub helps businesses understand and discover the finance options that could enable them to grow.
If you’re a sole trader, you run our own business as an individual and are self-employed. You can keep all your business’ profits after you’ve paid tax on them. Read more here
Government help for growing your business
Below you will find a selection of local and national organisations that will help with funding and Free business support for your business. Click on “Browse all resources” to see the full list of support organisations.Browse All Resources
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, the #GrowMySME Programme provides intensive and tailored support to Small & Medium sized businesses (SMEs) looking to overcome growth barriers. Offering 1:1 advice, workshops & masterclasses, grant funding, and ScaleUp & Supply Chain Support; engaging with #GrowMySME will be one of the best things you’ll do for your business.
UMi helps businesses go further by providing the best information, support, expertise and finance. Contact us today to get on the right path for success.Whether you’re a public sector partner who wants to help local businesses, or a private sector organisation with valuable experience to share, we can help you make a real difference.We don’t operate a one-size-fits-all solution. Talk to us about your objectives and we’ll tailor our support to suit your needs.