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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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RT @cambschamber: A great morning exhibiting at the discovering new markets event @imet_uk. @tradegovuk @CambsPboroCA @RadicalCarsUK

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With an engaging discussion session @KTNUK has been giving us an informative insight into #exporting and…

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#DevelopingNewMarkets gets underway with a welcome presentation from @CambsPboroCA Interim Director of Business and…

NHS Readiness: Learn how to develop your clinical evidence


Come and join EAHSN for their FREE NHS Readiness event and learn how to develop your clinical evidence. The session will be led by Karen Livingstone, Director of Industry Engagement, Eastern AHSN and leading experts on these topics.

Minute Taking with Confidence: Writing Effective Minuted


This single day workshop will help you to prepare, produce and polish minutes with confidence and is designed for delegates at all levels. It includes both writing skills and interpersonal techniques. It will also build the confidence you need to take control and elicit the information you need to write great minutes.

Breakfast Networking: Mastering the Media


How to get yourself, or your company noticed by the media, and the benefits that free and authoritative publicity can bring your business. Mentions in the media can be the finest form of publicity, costing you nothing but reaching a potentially large audience.

How to Recruit & Retain the Right Staff to Grow your Business & your Brand


Growing a business can be challenging and recruiting can be the most challenging part of growing a business, particularly when you need the right people to help you to grow your business and your brand. Jason Duff of Keeping HR Simple will reveal the best ways to recruit & retain top talent


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.

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.