Help to Grow
Take your business to the next level with the government’s new Help to Grow programme
Help to Grow: Management
From June 2021, small businesses are able to access a 12 week-programme delivered by leading business schools across the UK. The programme will combine a practical curriculum, with 1:1 support from a business mentor, peer-learning sessions and an alumni network. 30,000 places will be available over 3 years. The programme is 90% subsidised by government – participants will be charged £750.
Details of all programme dates can be found here H2GM Registration – Small Business Charter. Programmes in the Marches are being delivered by Coventry, Derby and Aston University.
Help to Grow: Digital
From Autumn 2021, small businesses will be able to access free impartial advice on how technology can boost their performance through a new online platform. Eligible businesses will also be able to get a discount of up to 50% on the costs of approved software, worth up to £5,000. All businesses will be able to benefit from free online advice on the platform.