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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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Check out our latest Expert Blog from Small Business Representative Emma Jones about the potential of 2017 https://t.co/DiJY2VTQkl #business

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Happy Monday - we hope you have a great and successful week - it's the last full week of January! #MondayMotivation

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Huntingdon-based @EncocamCareers awarded Signpost 2 Grants for growth in automotive industry https://t.co/QdBrcNlvBQ

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RT @BusinessEECP: We're speaking at an event today: Capital Funding for Huntingdonshire Businesses, about BEECP's support & grants @huntsdc @Signpost2Grow

Storm in a Teacup – Business Women Support Network

24/01/2017

Perhaps you are looking to change your marketing strategy and would appreciate some honest and impartial feedback, or maybe you have a new idea and would like some help to develop it – Storm in a Teacup offers you a unique opportunity to obtain advice and reassurance on the next steps for your business.

Exporting and Risk Management – getting paid quicker for less

24/01/2017

The Global Business Network brings together new and experienced exporters to form relevant connections across the world.

Women in Business Network – Cambridge

24/01/2017

Whether employed or a business owner the network has a huge diversity of businesses involved. Our members support and encourage each other through collaboration and the sharing of business contacts and opportunities.

Informal Networking Evening – Fenland

25/01/2017

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.

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2017 – A big year for small businesses: Emma Jones blog

23 Jan, 2017

As the New Year gets underway, I get a sense that 2017 will be a big year for small business.

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Huntingdon-based automotive testing business receives grant for growth

10 Jan, 2017

Encocam provides services that span across a large range of industries from energy absorption, safety testing solutions, composite panels, a range of manufacturing and engineering services, and various others.

Masterclasses, Online Courses and Free, Bespoke Training for Established Business

09 Jan, 2017

The not-for-profit company is working in association with eAlliance Learning Technology providing a suite of over 600 online courses covering a wide range of business skills plus micro courses covering workplace compliant subjects.

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Print & display business to benefit from grant award

06 Jan, 2017

The grant will be used to purchase a new printer which will enable GH Display, based in Werrington, Peterborough, to print on a broader range of materials, including fabric displays, that will enable them to increase productivity.