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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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Innovation Loans Open Competition: Briefing and Workshop


Find out vital information about innovation loans and how to develop a clear and compelling application. Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Enterprise Europe Network are hosting a briefing event for Innovate UK’s second Open innovation loans competition which is currently open for application.

Learn How To Use LinkedIn Effectively


Ixion Holdings are able to offer another FREE business support event for local SMES, the speaker will be presenting a 2 hour training session on LinkedIn & Sales Skills and Objection Handling.

1 Hr Wednesday Networking


This 1 hr Wednesday Networking session is informal, rewarding networking with local, friendly businesspeople. No pitches, no referrals, no fees, no pressure no hard-sell.

10 Things you must do before launching a new product


Strategic Product Marketer Annie Brooking will show you the top 10 things you should consider to ensure that your product launch will be successful.


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’.


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.

Cambridge Software - Grant Funding

Local software business shares growth success

19 Mar, 2018

His previous local IT Services business saw Phil and his team involved with a wealth of local businesses across a wide range of sectors.