Business Growth Hub

  • Venturefest Manchester 2014


    Book your place now for Venturefest Manchester 2014

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  • Textiles Growth Programme

    Textiles Growth Programme

    A grant funded scheme for the textiles sector

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  • Steve Rowe, Founder , Aerobic Table Tennis

    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


    Growth 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.

Growth Startup - Marketing & Promotion Masterclass - October 2014

2nd October 2014, 9:30am

This one day master class is for those who are new or have some experience of creating a marketing strategy to launch a new business or product.

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Mentoring Networking Event - October 2014

2nd October 2014, 4:00pm

Join us at this free event for a great opportunity for you to hear from people who are already involved in the Growth Mentoring Programme as well as the chance to potentially meet your mentoring match.

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Mahdlo & Oldham Business Leadership Group (OBLG) Business Breakfast Oct 2014

8th October 2014, 8:00am

**Networking event at Mahdlo with guest speaker Kevin Sinfield, captain of Leeds Rhinos and England Rugby League team**

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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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Storelectronic secure £125k funding

Posted: 22nd September 2014

The Access to Finance service has helped Preston based Storelectric Ltd to secure £125k funding from three North West Business Angels to help develop renewable energy storage plants.

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Monarch Solicitors Appointed by Artisan Group

Posted: 19th September 2014

Our Growth Start Up team has recently worked with Monarch Solicitors, a new city centre law firm headed up by lawyer and mum of three Shazda Ahmed, which has secur...

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