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Support for Small & Medium Business

Are you an established business in the Solent looking for business support?

If so, we want to hear from you.

The Solent LEP Growth Hub is your FREE local business support service. The service is available to all Solent based small and medium sized businesses (SME). 

Our team of expert Business Support Executives understand the immediate risks faced by you as a business when uncertain times arise and are committed to listening to your challenges and supporting you to overturn these and identify possible opportunities.

We have created a vast range of strong relationships and networks that can connect you both locally and nationally, enabling you to access the support you need with ease.

The service acts as an impartial first point of contact for your business and will equip you with the tools and techniques to assist you on a range of topics such as business resilience, finance and funding, operations and much more.

Would your business benefit from 12 hours of FREE 1:1 resilience support?

If the answer is YES, you may be able to access our "Business Resilience Programme" delivered in partnership with BDO LLP:

It will include the following key components:

  • STEP 1 - Desktop research

  • STEP 2 - Business diagnostic and stakeholder interview(via video)

  • STEP 3 - One-one workshop between BDO and your business

  • STEP 4 - 90 day action plan

Key areas may include:

  • Strategy

  • Customer Markets

  • Financial Management

  • Operations

  • Human Resources

  • Leadership

  • Governance

To speak with a member of the Solent LEP Growth Hub and/or to access the Business Resilience Programme, complete the enquiry form below. You will receive a call within 72 hours from a Business Support Executive to discuss your enquiry. 

Enquiry form

* these fields must be completed to submit your enquiry

1. Contact details

2. What's your Start Up/idea growth ambition?

3. How can we help?


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