Help to Grow is a £520 million scheme to help owners of small and medium-sized business take their business to the next level. Two Government backed programmes – Help to Grow: Management and Help to Grow: Digital – are designed to help business leaders learn new skills, reach more customers and boost profits.
- Help to Grow: Management offers senior business leaders management and leadership training, delivered by Business Schools across the UK.
- Help to Grow: Digital offers businesses free, impartial advice on how technology can boost business, delivered through a new online platform.
Help to Grow: Management Course
Sign up to the Help to Grow: Management Course and get 1:1 support from a business mentor and access to an alumni network. Delivered in partnership with Small Business Charter, courses are running at leading business schools across the UK. The programme is 90% funded by the government so you only pay £750. The 12-week course is designed to be taken alongside full-time work through a combination of online sessions and face-to-face learning.
Help to Grow: Digital
You’ll be able to access free, impartial online support about how digital technology can boost your business’s performance. If your business is eligible, you will also be able to access a discount of up to 50% towards the costs of buying approved software, worth up to £5,000. The scheme is currently in a BETA trial and all eligible businesses will be able to apply from January 2022.