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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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Suffolk Chamber of Commerce – Essential Skills for Supervisors


The transition from team member to team leader can be tough. Supervisors are key members of the management team and have the closest contact with the people who actually produce the work. It is therefore important that supervisors receive adequate support and training.

Riverboat Georgina Networking Lunch


The 2 hour cruise is a perfect opportunity to meet potential new business partners and clients, build upon existing relationships with key business people, promote your company and increase brand awareness and of course take a break from more structured networking events.

Peterborough Devolution Breakfast


Join the GCGP LEP and Opportunity Peterborough on 9th August to find out more about what the proposed Devolution Deal means for business and have your say on the proposals.

ACAS – Employment Law Update


This course gives you a good grounding on changes to current legislation and provides insight into upcoming changes in the law – enabling your business to stay informed, legally compliant and prepared.

Pitchfest East

20 Jul, 2016

Pitchfest East is a highly-focused training and investor showcase delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and hosted at St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge.

5 minutes

Automatic enrolment and small employers

15 Jul, 2016

The law on workplace pensions has changed. Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it.


Enter Cambridge Wireless’ Discovering Start-Ups Competition

12 Jul, 2016

Want to get noticed and pitch your idea to an elite panel of industry leaders and potential investors?

CropQuant Field Test

Agri-Tech gets more precise

20 Jun, 2016

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), a renowned biotechnology Institute has been awarded almost £50,000 funding to make precision agriculture more efficient.