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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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Maritime start-up funding and innovation workshop


An event for maritime start-ups early-stage investors, innovators and entrepreneurs. The National Maritime Development Group (NMDG) has teamed up with the maritime matchmakers, Start-Up Wharf and KTN to deliver a maritime start-up funding and innovation workshop.

REACTOR: Big Gamification Challenge Seminar – Peterborough


REACTOR would like to invite SMEs and start-up companies in the Peterborough/Cambridge region to an evening seminar to learn about how using gamification can assist in the development of their USP and increase and improve engagement with their customers.

Export Smart City and Clean Tech to Scandinavia


Are you a Cleantech or Smart City company looking to break into or grow your business in Scandinavia? Join DIT for this free workshop exploring the opportunities in the Scandinavian markets.

Cambridge Network Recruitment Evening


The Cambridge Network Recruitment evening will be perfect for job seekers and candidates looking to network with local businesses.


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.