Business Growth Hub

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    Steve Rowe

    Aerobic Table Tennis

    How Steve benefited
    From our Growth Start
    Up support

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  • Join The Hub community


    The Hub community

    Connect with other growth
    businesses, access expert
    support and discover new

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  • Business Growth Hub Mentoring Programme

    Business Growth Hub

    Mentoring Programme

    One to one mentoring
    support that will help you
    achieve personal and
    professional growth.

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Welcome to the Hub

We work with ambitious businesses that
want to grow their bottom line, share their
experiences, boost their profile, find partners
and create new business growth.

Growth ideas

Growth ideas

Ways to grow your business…

There are lots of ways to grow a business so how do you choose the one that’s right for your company?

Our advice areas are written by experts who can share their experience and insider knowledge about setting up and growing businesses successfully. The topics cover some of the key ways you can look to grow, and the opportunities and obstacles you might face.

Young Persons StartUp Loans

Products and services

Government Initiative for Young People…

Are you aged 18-30 and looking to start a business and become your own boss? If so, the StartUp Loan has been tailor made for you. StartUp Loans have been launched for young people who want to go their own way, work on their own terms and start a successful venture.

Business review

Business review

Review your business…

Our network can provide professional expertise and simple to use analysis tools to allow you to assess your performance, review where you are going and ultimately explore where to invest your time, effort and money to realise maximum impact. Areas covered include finances, customers, processes and internal learning and growth.

Digital Frontiers: Making and Creating Manchester’s Media Future

25th April 2014, 9:45am

Are you an ambitious Creative Media or Digital company based in Greater Manchester? From funding to growth strategy, case studies to expert panel speakers, this one day event brings together experts in the Creative Media and Digital sector, along with funding and business support specialists to provide guidance and knowledge to help your business grow.

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Start up - Business Planning workshop

25th April 2014, 10:00am

Our Business Planning Workshop gives you a compact, comprehensive guide to planning your start-up business.

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April Business Growth Lunch 2014

25th April 2014, 12:00pm

April's theme is An Entrepreneur's Story: Attracting investment and funding growth

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About the Business Growth Hub

Giving ambitious businesses the green light for growth.

The Business Growth Hub is a community for growing businesses. It is the major centre for businesses that have the potential, ambition and commitment to grow, from established and large organisations to start-ups and SME enterprises.

The Hub connects companies that want to grow their bottom line, share their experiences, develop their profile, find partners and create new business growth.

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Posted: 23rd April 2014

Charlotte Mills from Oldham is set to turn her passion for shoes into an international fashion brand, with the launch of her new bridal footwear business.

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Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Posted: 15th April 2014

Gyles Denn, one of our Growth Startup advisors, visited Oakwood Academy in Salford to help the children explore the benefits of having a passion for something in life.

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