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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 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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Pitchfest East in Partnership with The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)


Pitchfest East is a highly-focused training and investor showcase delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and hosted at St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge.

Global Business Network –


The Global Business Network, previously known as Cambridgeshire Export Club, brings together new and experienced exporters to form relevant connections across the world and learn about the latest initiatives to support their international trade activities.

Huntingdon Safari Networking


You will move around three different tables, taking two minutes at each one to make those initial introductions with everyone and explain what sets your business apart from its competitors. For the tables you don’t meet on your circuit, there is time for additional networking over a full English breakfast and tea/coffee.

Informal Network Evening – Fenland


Ran by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, these popular informal networking evenings continue to attract businesses of all sizes from a wide range of industry sectors and, most importantly, they’re completely free to attend.

Cambridge tech companies make a clean sweep at CW Discovering Start-Ups 2016 final

20 Oct, 2016

Three innovative and exciting new tech businesses all born out of the University of Cambridge were named winners of the 7th annual CW (Cambridge Wireless) Discovering Start-Ups competition, following passionate pitches from all the finalists at last night’s event sponsored and hosted by Deloitte in London.


20 Oct, 2016

Signpost 2 Grow is working with Barclays and Norfolk Police to deliver a special free event to show local businesses how to protect themselves against the ever growing cyber security event they all face.

Free event to inspire business growth in Stamford

06 Oct, 2016

Amongst those sharing their expertise will be local entrepreneur Scott Weavers-Wright, who was behind Kiddicare’s journey to become a multi-channel business at the edge of innovation in the UK.

£10k Awards for sustainable energy pioneers

06 Oct, 2016

The Ashden Awards are now open for entries, deadline 8th November 2016.
Ashden is seeking entries for its 2017 UK Awards, the leading national green energy awards.