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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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'You need to have skin in the game' says Serial Investor and Entrepreneur Mike Greene #VFE17

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RT @VentureFestEast: @YourLEP and @Signpost2Grow at #VFE17 supporting businesses in Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough!

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FREE First Time Director Seminars and Webinars


If you’ve just been appointed to a company for the first time and want to know about your responsibilities to Companies House, this is the seminar for you.

Making Tax Digital: Seminar


HMRC have announced that in the next three years they expect all businesses to upload certain profit and loss information quarterly and electronically. This change will affect the vast majority of business taxpayers; sole traders, partnerships and companies as well as any individuals who act as landlords.
MENTA Patron, Ensors Chartered Accountants are holding information seminars in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Cambridge.

Venturefest East 2017


Secure your place at the most eagerly anticipated innovation event in the East. Venturefest East 2017 takes place on 21st September 2017 at Newmarket Racecourse.

Cambridge B2B Exhibition


The Cambridge B2B Exhibition gives you unrivalled promotional opportunities for your business within the Cambridge business community.

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?