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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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Public Speaking Qualification

12/09/2019

This programme offers the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised professional qualification, equivalent to an A-Level, in Public Speaking.

Time Management: Cambridge Network Course

17/09/2019

Time is one of the most important assets at work and everyone has a responsibility to ensure it is well managed. This doesn’t always mean being ‘maxed; out – it’s about getting balance into your life to ensure your priorities are taken care of.

Informal ‘Netwalking’ Evening – Cambridge

19/09/2019

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce popular networking evenings continue to attract businesses of all sizes from a wide range of industry sectors. This month’s event will be ‘netwalking’, supported by LivingSport.

Psychology of Persuasion

24/09/2019

Whether you have to persuade someone to buy, invest, buy into, change or do something, understanding the psychology behind how we are persuaded and why we resist is essential for an effective result. 

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Unloc Enterprise Challenge

20 Aug, 2019

Who are Verizon?
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world, connecting millions of people, companies and communities globally with powerful technology.

How marketing insights can/will help your business

20 Aug, 2019

Thanks to the recent explosion in data intelligence marketing intelligence is now more focused, granular and therefore valuable, then ever before.

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What difference does colour make?

24 Jul, 2019

It’s a proven fact that colours evoke emotional and physical reactions. Ever wonder why fast food restaurants use red in their designs?

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Top Tips for Networking

23 Jul, 2019

There are so many things to consider when attending a networking event; what questions to ask, what questions am I going to be asked, what is the line between introducing your business and the conversation becoming too much of a sales pitch.