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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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ACAS Training: Employment Law Update


Acas’s Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned to come into force in the future; a key consideration for business planning.

Scaling your business; the essentials to securing your Dream Team


Join Nicola in an interactive discussion on the essentials to have in place to ensure your businesses foundations are solid ready for successful growth.

The Public Relations Package


Join Cambridge Network’s Public Relations Package half-day training course to learn more about how to raise the profile of your company by attracting the attention of a news editor.

East Cambs Business Boost 2018


ACTIVATE your sales, ENERGISE your team, MOVE up the Google rankings, PERFORM your best. Following on from the huge success of last year’s event, East Cambs Business Boost 2018 will bring together over 200 local SMEs through networking, business exhibition and keynote speaker sessions.


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.