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Welcome to Signpost 2 Grow

Signpost 2 Grow is here to connect your business to the help, support and funding you need to grow. Covering Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Rutland, West Norfolk, West Suffolk, North Hertfordshire, South Holland and Uttlesford in Essex, the team are here to help.

If you’ve got an idea, but aren’t sure where to start, have been trading for a while and are thinking of taking on your first staff member, or need funding support to purchase an asset to expand production capacity – Signpost 2 Grow can point you in the right direction.

Try the Business Support Search tool if you know what type of advice you’re looking for, or have a browse through the site if you’re after more general information. There are also helpful Resources links at the end of each section.

There’s a wealth of information and support out there for businesses. Signpost 2 Grow is about bringing all of the options available together in one place – making it easier for you find and access the right advice and assistance to help your business grow.

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Online Workplace Compliance Training


Menta are offering a variety of comprehensive online training courses to local businesses.

Centenary Curry Night


Join everyone on the night and you’ll be treated to a mixed platter of starters, your choice of main course with a vegetable accompaniment, your choice of rice or naan plus coffee or tea served with mints. A cash bar will also be open on the night.

Creative Industries Funding: Raising Growth Capital for the Creative Industries


The workshop is designed for Creative Industries businesses with at least 12 months trading experience, and will provide clarity on a wide range of finance sources.

Informal Network Evening – Stamford


Simply buy yourself a drink from the bar and join other business people for an informal chat about your company and what you do. It’s a relaxed but effective way to learn more about the local business community and make new connections.



17 Feb, 2017

Le Mark supplies the arts and entertainment industries with dance floors, staging and other equipment to companies across the globe, and were keen to purchase new machinery to support their continued growth.


Creating an impactful brand

10 Feb, 2017

It’s easy to design a logo that looks good, but the businesses that delve deeper to uncover brand insights are often much more successful.


ERDF calls extended

08 Feb, 2017

The rolling calls that were due to close on 3 February 2017 will remain open until 17 March 2017.

Claire Brooks, MD of Box It East

Suffolk business racks up grant funding to grow

07 Feb, 2017

Box-It East provides hard copy storage, confidential document destruction, state-of-the-art scanning and environmentally-friendly recycling services. The company has used the grant to purchase and install new racking space in its storage facility, allowing them to serve the growing needs of their current clients and enable them to take on new customers.