Business Scale-up Programme – is a new intensive business support programme from South Gloucestershire council, created to help local small and micro businesses evolve and grow.
This amazing initiative brings together unparalleled levels of fully funded, practical support, allowing you to access up to 12 hours of one-to-one business expertise, all closely tailored to your needs. So whatever is stopping you from growing your business, we have got an expert to help!
Our experts can help you with:
- Bridging skill gaps
- Levelling up marketing efforts
- Overcoming challenges
- Capitalising on emerging opportunities
Meet our amazing team of experts:
Bill Vallis – marketing planning, branding and communication. LinkedIn
Ruth Southorn – social media marketing. LinkedIn
Ben Kinnaird – websites and SEO. LinkedIn
Libby Windle – paid advertising (social media and PPC). LinkedIn
Emma Smith – planning, launching & running a new business. LinkedIn
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Sue Marchant – help with putting together applications for government grants. LinkedIn
Would your business benefit from the helping hand of our experts? Don’t delay, apply today for this time limited programme.
Eligible businesses will receive:
Up to 12 hours of fully tailored, practical one-to-one support (including hands on help, coaching, mentoring, advice etc).
Access to a team of consultants to help you overcome specific challenges.
Websites, social media, marketing strategy, planning for growth or funding, financial health and HR:- we have experts on hand.
Is my business eligible?
The programme is open to all small and micro businesses and start-ups that are based in South Gloucestershire and have aspiration to grow.
Registered small/micro trading businesses (active in buying/selling goods or services) e.g. sole traders, partnerships and limited companies with fewer than 49 employees.
– Established businesses (>1 year old) with a turnover higher than £10k
– Start-ups (>1 year old) with a turnover lower than £10k
Registered charities and community organisations.
You will need to be able to complete your support plan by 30th of April 2023.
Applying is easy
About the funding of this programme:
Due to limited spaces and funding, we will invite eligible applications to an initial ‘triage’ call during which we will define your support needs. If your application does not qualify for support through this programme, we will offer you support through the South Gloucestershire Universal Business Support Service.
If you would like to find out more about the triage process, please give us a call on 08000 418293 or drop us an email email@example.com.