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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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Celebration of Business 2018


Ely Cathedral Business Group are delighted to invite you to this year’s Celebration of Business. This year’s exhibition will follow a slightly different format to previous years, focusing on just one full day and evening.

3D Printing Week 2018 – Peterborough


The first ever 3D Printing Week comes to East Anglia where The Knowledge Transfer Network are inviting manufacturing, engineering and design companies to dip their toe in the water and learn about 3D printing and how it might be useful for your business.

Agri-Tech East Event; DEFRA Agri-Tech Workshop – Have Your Say!


Agri-Tech East is hosting a DEFRA workshop to provide an opportunity for everyone with an interest in agri-tech to help shape the future delivery of funding.

Grow your Business through People – Ely


This workshop will encourage businesses to consider growth and more importantly having the right people and skills to enable growth. This event is designed to encourage businesses to think about business growth, develop their employees and consider the skills required to attract and employ people for the longer term.

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’.

Carbon Trust - energy

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.


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.