Business Support

Supporting businesses to grow, increase productivity, create new jobs and secure funding

“The team at Skills & Growth have worked closely with us every step of the way – from the initial development of our Wilmslow site through to supporting our growth plans for the next decade – their help has been invaluable in achieving so much in such a short time”  

Brian Smith, VP MS Instrument Technology, Waters

 

We deliver a programme of activity to support growth, increase productivity and encourage the creation of new high value jobs.

Our activity focusses on:

  • A programme of engagement with strategic investors, major corporates and large investors
  • A business support programme with High Growth small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) in the science, energy and technology sectors to maximise their growth and encourage investment
  • Provide dedicated support to rural businesses to support growth and encourage diversification and sustainability.

Our team of Business Growth Managers and Specialists work with over 500 businesses and strategic investors each year. We focus on face-to-face diagnostic analysis to understand your barriers to growth, develop an effective growth plan tailored to the needs of your business and if appropriate, broker in specialist support. Our network of specialist advisors and partners include Growth Hubs, Government departments and the Local Enterprise Partnership.

Learn more below about our main programmes and services.

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Business Support

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Access 2 Finance

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Workforce Development

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Rural Enterprise

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Sourcing Property

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Business Events

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