Case Studies

Local business Amber Care receive support from Business Lincolnshire

Posted in Growing Your Business by Social Change on 2017-08-16 00:00

Check out their story and how Business Lincolnshire were able to help them access the right support.

Beauty Boulevard share their Dragon's Den experience with a little help from Business Lincolnshire

Posted in Growing Your Business by Social Change on 2017-08-08 00:00

Beauty Boulevard, a local business specialising in hair and beauty, was set up by Rachel De Caux and Paula Short in 2013, due to an incredibly positive response from their original creation, Glitter Lips. They began selling their product on 6th December 2013 and by 31st December of the same year sales reached an average of one per hour with no prior marketing investment. With both ladies having a strong background in hair and beauty and raring to take the business world by storm, they shared a common aim in both their business and ethical beliefs, which helped to form their successful business partnership. Here they share their story and how Business Lincolnshire have contributed.

Apprenticeship Case Study

Posted in Apprenticeship by Social Change on 2017-03-03 00:00

Chloe was successfully appointed at CoLC as an apprentice in July 2014. Chloe had already completed A Levels and decided that the university route was not for her. The idea of an apprenticeship in order to gain vocational business experience and relevant qualifications very much appealed to her. Initially Chloe was based within the Support Services team in DDES and within six months gained the position of Regeneration Officer on a temporary contract supporting the Western Growth Corridor and Transport Hub projects. Chloe has gathered a range of high praise from CX, Assistant Directors and Service Managers for her exceptional attitude in...

Growth Hub Advice helps Grantham nursery with expansion plans

Posted in Growing Your Business by on 2016-04-04 00:00

Growth Hub helps Grantham nursery with expansion plans A family-run nursery is poised to provide additional places for local children, thanks to a helping hand from the Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub. The Beacon Lane Day Nursery in Grantham takes children from 3 months to 5 years old, and currently has 55 places. Now, thanks to support from Growth Hub Adviser Noreen Read, they have exciting plans for an additional 18-place nursery classroom with toilets, store and office.

The Prince's Trust helps a young businesswoman brings beauty serenity to Louth.

Posted in Growing Your Business by on 2016-03-21 00:00

With help from the Prince's Trust a young businesswoman is looking forward to providing new opportunities to customers after launching her own hair and beauty salon in one of Louth's long who established retail businesses located in the town's centre.

Supply Lincolnshire - Visual Print & Design Set To Expand Local Client Portfolio

Posted in Growing Your Business by on 2015-09-30 00:00

Thanks to support and advice from SUPPLY Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire County Council’s ERDF-funded supply chain building initiative, Visual Print & Design has boosted its tender-writing skills and improved its workplace organisation – putting them on the path to improving performance and winning more local customers as they continue on their ambitious growth path.

BGF Lincolnshire - New CRM System Helps Boost Sales For Dack Motor Group

Posted in Finance by on 2015-09-29 00:00

A Lincolnshire vehicle maintenance and repair company has enhanced its customer service offering and experienced a boost in sales thanks to free funding provided by BGF Lincolnshire – Lincolnshire County Council’s ERDF-funded business growth and finance support programme.

Growth Accelerator Success Story - Running Imp

Posted in Growing Your Business by on 2015-09-08 00:00

See how Growth Accelerator supported Running Imp in their growth plans.

Growth Accelerator Success Story - Superstar Components

Posted in Growing Your Business by on 2015-09-08 00:00

See how Growth Accelerator helped Superstart Components with their growth plans.

At Home with Molly & Me gets help from the Growing with Technology programme

Posted in Growing Your Business by on 2015-06-10 00:00

Jo found out about the ERDF funded Growing with Technology programme and was really keen to get involved to help continue developing her knowledge and approach to doing business online - reviewing potential opportunities across all channels such as the web and social media.