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What is the Business Support?

Whether you’ve a single-issue enquiry or want a full diagnostic of your business and its support needs, our experienced team of advisors can work with you to create a tailored package of support, to help accelerate your business growth plans.

Our advisors will also be able to signpost you to other solutions and relevant support as part of the wider #GrowMySME programme.


As a minimum, your business must:

Be trading in the Humber area – Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire
Have less than 250 full-time equivalent employees
Have a turnover of less than €50m or a balance sheet of less than €43m
If eligible, SMEs will be able to apply for all aspects of the #GrowMySME programme.

What could it do for your company?

We’re aware of the problems businesses can face, so we’ve created a specialist network of support to ensure you have the tools and resources you need, whatever stage your business is at. Helping you gain access to local, regional and national information, advice and guidance – our expert advisors will be with you every step of the way.

We understand that companies are looking for quality, value for money and choice when it comes to development and investment opportunities. The Supply Chain Network provides businesses with information updates, and access to specialist advice that will help support their growth and development.

We’ve got an extensive range of support that’s delivered through three key business areas:

Sales and marketing
Business processes
Leadership, innovation and culture

Our advisors can support you through activities such as:

Business Models, Cultures and Structures
Business Planning, Goal-Setting and Strategy
Marketing and Communications
HR, Recruitment and Workforce Development
Market and Customer Awareness
Sales Processes, Pricing and Pitching
Supply Chains and Procurement

Our fully funded workshops, masterclasses and briefing programmes can help you develop the skills you need to enhance your business. We have specially selected expert speakers and presenters so you can be confident that you’ll come away from the event with valuable skills and knowledge.


Who runs it?

Hull City Council

How to find out more?

To find out more click here

What is the grant available for?

Our Business Growth Grants can fund 40% of eligible costs of projects ranging from as little as £2,500 to up to £12,500. These services could include specialist support to implement new business systems and processes, consultancy advice to attain business accreditations, or the creation of bespoke sales & marketing plans and strategies.

Capital or Revenue or Both?

This is a revenue grant only.

Percentage of project cost

Business Growth Grants can fund 40% of eligible costs of projects ranging from as little as £2,500 to up to £12,500.

What grant amounts are available?

The grant amounts range from £2,500 to £12,500. 

Who provides the grant?

The Business Growth programme

How to apply for the grant?

To find out more or apply click here 

Contact information:

01482 485274

Additional information

Closing Date: 30/06/2023

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