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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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FREE Master your Marketing (plus GDPR guidance)


A free no-selling intensive marketing event, featuring guest speakers designed to help you build different marketing strategies for 2018.

Agri-Tech East workshop: Finding the Funding – The Research and Business Guide to Smart Agri-Tech Finance


This event will introduce you to local and national funding steams and provide inspiring case studies to help inspire development of new Smart Farming innovations and help make your technology business or farm smarter.

IP & Investment Through Tech


Join Eagle Labs for their IP & Investment Through Tech event and hear from two successful Cambridge start-ups; Pekama Ltd and Syndicate Room on the ups-and-downs of investment and IP management.

Breakfast Networking: The GDPR’s impact on organisations


To support Cambridge-based organisations in initiating their GDPR compliance projects, IT Governance will be here to discuss the impact of the Regulation and provide a practical step-by-step approach to achieving compliance.

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.


Countdown to IFL, East is on!

15 Mar, 2018

There are just a few weeks to go until the International Festival of Learning East, delivered in partnership with two fantastic sponsors: Pearson and Raising The Bar.

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.