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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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FemTech – A CW Unplugged Event


Find out how the emergence of a new business innovation category – FemTech is empowering women and creating some interesting challenges for impact entrepreneurs, innovators and start-ups at the cutting-edge of this area of special interest.

Circular Economy in Practice: Challenges & Opportunities


This FREE event, co-organised with Cambridge Network, will bring together thought leaders from industry, academia and the public sector to share best practice, give an honest account of successes and set-backs, and highlight which barriers and knowledge gaps need to be addressed to accelerate progress.

Global Business Network: Avoid the pitfalls when Exporting


Join the Chamber of Commerce for an informal FREE networking event for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

NWES: Growing Your Business


This programme is designed for business owners, senior managers or aspiring managers who will have responsibility for growing a business, organisation or department.

Gamification REACTOR

The Big Gamification Challenge 2018 – Get creative to achieve affordable innovation

12 Feb, 2018

A ‘Gamification’ Approach:
One powerful approach to ‘Gamification’ is to consider the wider community around your business.


Has the pace of new technology left your business struggling to innovate?

09 Feb, 2018

The pace of technology in recent years has increased significantly. Whilst large brands and big businesses have lapped up every advancement to aid their growth, many SME businesses have been left wondering how they can compete.

Top Tips for Businesses: Are you a leader or a manager?

07 Feb, 2018

The main difference between leaders and managers is that leaders have people follow them while managers have people who work for them.

Top Tips for Businesses: Cyber Security

31 Jan, 2018

What do we mean by Cyber Security?
Cyber security, also known as computer security or IT security, is the protection of computer systems from theft and damage to hardware, software or information,  as well as from disruption or misdirection of services provided.