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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, South Kesteven 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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Facebook For Business – Social Media Training


This course is fun and designed for SMEs wanting to get more for their business from Facebook you will get the most out of this course if you bring a laptop rather than a tablet.

Understanding Accounts


Your accounts are a valuable tool that not only tell you how well your business has performed but also why it performed as it did and, most importantly, what you can do to improve performance.

KTN Webcast: ESP for Robotics in Extreme Environments


Innovate UK and the KTN are holding a briefing event in support of this competition for R&D funding for, the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for ESP for robotics in extreme environments.

Building value in AI development through IP


Join Cambridge Wireless for up-to-date practical advice on the value of a patent portfolio in the ever-changing world of AI. You will hear from Phil Claridge at Mandrel Systems about various IP issues and crossover questions that companies may face in machine learning, AI and the legal domain.


Peterborough-Based Firm Shares Signpost 2 Grant Success Story

08 May, 2018

Based in Peterborough, GH Display Ltd is a specialist bespoke exhibition stands and displays business originally formed in 1976.

Next Level


13 Apr, 2018

A brand-new business event has been created to help take local businesses to the ‘Next Level’.

Green Business Fund

The Green Business Fund from the Carbon Trust

29 Mar, 2018

The £7m fund has been made available to SMEs on a first come-first served basis, and will offer energy saving training, cost saving assessments, implementation advice, and capital support for the installation of energy efficiency equipment.