Growing a business

This page contains details of support services to help you grow your business including specialists on innovation, manufacturing and exporting.

The Growth Hub

The Growth Hub is a fully funded business support programme to help growing Gloucestershire businesses. From one-to-one advice and support, to a range of expert-led events and online self-service resources, the Growth Hub provides help for growing companies of all shapes and sizes.

Hub experts are extensively networked both locally and nationally; able to make introductions to key decision makers in other organisations to help yours grow.

Whether it's finding funding, developing your team or breaking into new markets; the Hub team is on hand to consult, connect and collaborate. To find out which Tier of support is most suitable for your business:

Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade is the Government department that helps business to export goods and services overseas. It runs a series of initiatives including trade fairs, missions and the Open to Export scheme for SMEs. For more information:

Innovate UK

Innovate UK gives support and funding to help business develop new products and services. Innovate UK runs a series of schemes including the SMART R & D Grants, Feasibility Studies and Innovation Vouchers. For more information:

Department of International Trade

Department of International Trade is a Government organisation that helps businesses to successfully export goods and services overseas.  It runs a series of initiatives including trade fairs, missions and the Open to Export scheme for SMEs. For more information: