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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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Greening Your Small Business - A START2ACT Webinar – 5th June 11am-12am:

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Women in Business Mixer with Guest Speaker, Tine Roche of Cambridge Cookery and Bistro


Join the Rising Network for their Women in Business Mixer Event, with guest speaker, Tine Roche, Co-founder of Cambridge Cookery and Bistro as she shares her entrepreneurial journey. This event is designed to support women in business by offering a friendly space to meet and connect with like minded women.

HMRC, Companies Hous and Intellectual Property Office – working together for you


If you want to know what HMRC, Companies House and Intellectual Property Office need you to do when starting a limited company, then join this interactive webinar where you will have the chance to ask questions to each of the three organisations.

Entrepreneur ThinkTank gone Bitesize!


hinkTank & The Bradfield Centre are keen to foster a community of supportive entrepreneurs in the fast growing tech landscape of Cambridge.

Speed Networking Breakfast – Cambridge


At the Speed Networking Breakfast you have the opportunity to meet new business connections. Promote your business to a room full of people, broaden your networking of business contacts, pitch ideas to potential business partners and even cut your everyday business costs by switching to a new supplier.

Growth funding

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.

Google Visits Peterborough Business Event


13 Apr, 2018

A brand-new business event has been created to help take local businesses to the ‘Next Level’.

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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.