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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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ISSUE NUMBER 4: Five steps to take today to support your business

26 Mar, 2020

COVID-19: support for businesses – updated 25 March 2020 
Five steps to take today to support your business
The Government’s Business Support Campaign is live, aiming to give clear, simple advice on the help and financial support which is available.

ISSUE NUMBER 3: Unprecedented support for businesses

25 Mar, 2020

Unprecedented support for business and workers
On Friday the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an unprecedented package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

ISSUE NUMBER 2 Government announces a £330bn package to support the economy during COVID-19

23 Mar, 2020

Later this week the Combined Authority will be commissioning the ongoing gathering of Coronavirus business resilience intelligence in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to send back to Government and to use to ensure local businesses are getting the targeted support they need.

Important information about COVID-19 and your business

23 Mar, 2020

Government Guidance in the Workplace

How to help prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19
What to do if someone with suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 has been in a workplace setting
What advice to give to individuals who have travelled to specific areas
Advice for the certification of absence from work resulting from COVID-19
Latest public information and advice

Guidance on supporting Business experiencing increasing costs or financial disruptions
In last week’s budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rushi Sunak  announced a series of measures to support business experiencing increase in cost or financial disruption due to the Coronavirus.