Help to Grow

Help to Grow - What's that? and What's in it for me?

Help to Grow Digital & Help to Grow Management
Help to Grow Digital & Help to Grow Management

Overview

Take your business to the next level with the government’s new Help to Grow programme. The programme will help small and medium sized businesses across the UK learn new skills, reach new customers and boost profits.

What’s in it for me?

You could get:

  • An Executive Development programme that could help you improve business performance and growth potential through Help to Grow: Management
  • Free online advice and money off software that could help you save time and costs through Help to Grow: Digital

What’s Help to Grow: Management?

This June with Help to Grow Management, small businesses will be able to access a 12 week-programme delivered by leading business schools across the UK, accredited by the Small Business Charter.
The Help to Grow Management programme will combine a practical curriculum, with 1:1 support from a business mentor, peer-learning sessions and an alumni network.

Help to Grow Management has been designed to be manageable alongside full-time work, this programme will support small business leaders to develop their strategic skills with key modules covering financial management, innovation and digital adoption. By the end of the Help to Grow Management programme participants will develop a tailored business growth plan to lead their business to its full potential.

30,000 places will be available over 3 years. The Help to Grow Management programme is 90% subsidised by government – participants will be charged £750.

Who is it for?

UK businesses from any sector that have been operating for more than 1 year, with between 5 to 249 employees are eligible.to apply for Help to Grow Management.

The participant should be a decision maker or member of the senior management team within the business e.g. Chief Executive, Finance Director etc.

Charities are not eligible.

What’s Help to Grow: Digital?

 

This Autumn, small businesses will be able to get 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. Vouchers are initially expected to be available for software that helps businesses:

  • Build customer relationships and increase sales
  • Make the most of selling online
  • Manage their accounts and finances digitally

Who is it for?

All businesses will be able to benefit from free online advice on the platform.

The voucher is expected to be available to UK businesses that:

  • Employ between 5 and 249 employees and are registered at Companies House
  • Have been trading for more than 12 months
  • Are purchasing the discounted software for the first time

How do I apply?

Firstly if you haven’t already done so make sure you Register your business with us because that way we’ll ensure you are kept in the Government Small Business Support loop.

Once you have Registered your business with us you need to book a needs assessment with an Advisor; they’ll get to know your business and provide you with a plan for accessing Government support and incentives.

Book your needs assessment

Use our handy calendar under the ‘Quick fact checker’ section above.
Simply, choose your desired duration then select your preferred date and time slot and we will do the rest.

Get started

We specialise in providing access to Government programs to help you grow your business and the region bounce back.

Digital Future First is a part funded EU project; it’s partners (Supplaynt, DBFB and The Learning & Skills Academy) have access to many projects across the SEMLEP region and are here to support you and your business.

Find out more about Government Support

Although we have access to a range of Government programs and incentives, you may want to look at the Government website.

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Help to Grow Quick Fact Checker

  1. 1
    What's Help to Grow?

    Take your business to the next level with the government’s new Help to Grow programme. The programme will help small and medium sized businesses across the UK learn new skills, reach new customers and boost profits.

  2. 2
    What's in it for me as Business Owner?

    You could get:

    • An Executive Development programme that could help you improve business performance and growth potential through Help to Grow: Management
    • Free online advice and money off software that could help you save time and costs through Help to Grow: Digital
  3. 3
    How do I apply?

    Firstly if you haven't already done so make sure you Register your business with us because that way we'll ensure you are kept in the Government Small Business Support loop.

    Once you have Registered your business with us you need to book a needs assessment with an Advisor; they'll get to know your business and provide you with a plan for accessing Government support and incentives.

    How to book

    Use our handy calendar right under this section.
    Simply, choose your desired duration then select your preferred date and time slot and we will do the rest.

  4. 4
    Who is it for?

    UK businesses from any sector that have been operating for more than 1 year, with between 5 to 249 employees are eligible.

    The participant should be a decision maker or member of the senior management team within the business e.g. Chief Executive, Finance Director etc.

    Charities are not eligible.

We'll keep you in the loop - have you registered?

Find out more about Help to Grow - book a slot below

Looking for TraineeshipApprenticeship Support?

Apprenticeships/

16 yr old and over can gain the skills and qualifications needed by businesses with a combination of flexible on-the-job and off-the-job learning.

Graduate Placements /

Coming soon Graduate programmes last up to 10 weeks. You only pay 40% of the total employment cost which gives you a unique chance to get some serious talent on a project.

In-work Training/

Coming soon Training that will help you refresh and build on your existing skills in order to help you in your job.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships/

Coming soon The Knowledge Transfer Partnership project is shared by the business and by Innovate UK who contribute 50-67% of support to help businesses grow.

Helping the region bounce back

Speed up business. Reduce Risk.

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Have questions?

Whether you have a question about traineeships, apprenticeships, training, eCommerce, or anything else, our team is ready to answer all your questions.

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