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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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Government announces new £246m Faraday Challenge to boost battery tech

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Smart City Brokerage Event – Nordic Edge Expo 2017


Connect with other industry leaders at the largest Smart City brokerage event in the Nordics on September 27 2017.
Discuss business opportunities, potential cooperation, investments, H2020-partnerships and much more.

Free Training: Principles of Sales & Online Selling (Peterborough)


This three-day FREE training programme is an intermediate level course designed for business owners and sales professionals wishing to raise their game.

Coffee Means Business – Haverhill


Join Menta for their popular monthly networking event in Haverhill to meet, hear from and engage with local businesses over a coffee.

Marketing Strategy


Learn how to develop a professional marketing strategy.
This half day course provides a clear insight into the main methods of marketing your business.

battery technology

Faraday Challenge: Battery Technology

26 Jul, 2017

Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark, announced on 24th July the launch of the first phase of a £246 million government investment into battery technology, to ensure the UK builds on its strengths and leads the world in the design, development and manufacture of electric batteries.

GCGP LEP Business Summit

LEP Summit announced

05 Jun, 2017

Part of the half day event will be a Question Time-style debate. This will offer the business owners in attendance a rare opportunity to ask the questions on topics that really matter to them.


25 May, 2017

Please could you spare 5 minutes to answer a few questions about your business and help Anglia Ruskin University provide more support to businesses like yours in the future?