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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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Entrepreneurial Vision and Motivation Seminar


As part of the Maxwell Centre’s Nanodtc Innovation Seminar Series, Prof Andy Hopper will talk about Entrepreneurial Vision and Motivation.

Ely Cathedral Business Group – Save Mondays


Fourth Mondays are small, informal event discussion sessions, initially focused on businesses which are part of the ECBG network, and led by a representative of the company. This Fourth Mondays event is titled Spotlight on Visit Ely – Keeping Ahead of the Game.

Future Tech Meet the Buyer


The Department for International Trade are bringing technology buyers from around the world to Cambridge and are offering you the chance to meet with these buyers face to face.

Bioresources – Getting the most out of our sludge


The Water Innovation Network are proud to bring you a unique opportunity to find out as much as you can about bioresources at Anglian Water and a chance to present your innovative solution to the decision markers of the 1st March.

Social Mobility Plan

Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area plan launched

19 Jan, 2018

Pledging support and investment to improve overall social mobility and access to learning for all children and young people, the scheme aims to help tackle the barriers often faced by disadvantaged children, and raise their aspirations and future potential.

CITB Support for Carillion Apprentices

18 Jan, 2018

CITB has set up a dedicated phone number for employers and learners (0344 994 4010 – ignore all button press options and wait for your call to be answered) and a dedicated email address:
A project team is available to answer all questions and queries, including those around what to expect and what to do next.

Help for the Construction Industry

Carillion – Support for Businesses and Employees

18 Jan, 2018

As you will be aware, Carillion have filed for compulsory liquidation, an Official Receiver has been appointed and contingency plans have been activated across Government.

12-Step Guide to Prepare for GDPR

17 Jan, 2018

With the new ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) due to come into force from May 2018, it’s time to make sure you understand what the new regulation means for your business.