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we can help source or develop training for your staff

developing your team?

looking to grow your team? we can help with grants, and apprenticeships

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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HR Connect Over Coffee


Join guest speaker Linda Doe, MD and Principal Psychologist at Apana Business Psychology Ltd at the HR Connect Over Coffee event Wednesday 16th January 2019.

HMRC Webinar: Income from propert for individual landlords – changes introduced by Finance Act 2


Join this webinar for a comprehensive look at two measured introduced by Finance Act 2, 2017. This webinar is a part of HMRC’s regular ‘Talking Points’ that provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand multiple tax issues.

Breakfast Networking: From ugly ducking to beautiful swan


Join this (non-technical) event to learn how artificial intelligence (AI) is turning ‘ugly’ unstructured data into a wealth of insightful information, at a level of detail and complexity that simply wasn’t possible in the past (at any medium-to-large scale) and much more.

Networking – Coffee Means Business


MENTAs networking events are called Coffee Means Business, and all are welcome to join for networking and business conversation.


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.