Achieve Your Business Dreams with the
Business Growth Service!
Are You Running an Early Stage Business?
If you are already trading, or you have registered (under 42 months) and are looking to develop and grow your business, you can apply for our Inspiring Women Business Growth Service. This includes access to expert one to one business advice and a range of Business Growth Seminars (12 hours worth of support in total). Our experienced Advisers can help you with:
Promote and market your business effectively: enhancing sales and developing a marketing strategy, including using social media effectively
Understand your finances: including help with financial forecasting, cash-flow, maximise your profit margin
Get to grips with environmental management including energy efficiency performance, policies and procedures
Develop and review your business model
Human resources: recruitment process, staffing policies and procedures
As part of this service, after you have received the 12 hours of support, you will also have free access to Business Hub facilities - including access to hot desks / co-working space, a professional mailing address and discounted room hire for 6 months.
Are You Eligible?
To apply for the Inspiring Women: Business Growth Service, you must be a woman and:
Have a business which is registered with HMRC or Companies House less than 42 months old at the time of acceptance for Business Growth support under this programme
Be running your business from a London borough
Commit to receiving 12 hours business support (this can be made up of a mix of one to one advice sessions and business seminars).
Not already receiving support through other programmes
How to Register for Inspiring Women Business Growth Service
Make an appointment to see one of our Advisers for a business review to identify and agree an action plan for support. (You are not required to attend a seminar before this meeting). Call 020 8443 5457 or email .
There is no deadline to apply for the Business Growth service, you can apply at anytime, however, there are limited places available until the end of the Inspiring Women Programme in December 2021.
This support provided under the Inspiring Women Business Growth Service is free of charge as it is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund