North East Growth Hub

The Business Forum is part of the Business Support provider network for the Region’s Growth Hub, the online resource for business support, networking, advice and more.

The North East Growth Hub brings all of the information that a small business, just starting up or looking to expand and grow, would need together in one, easy to access, digital platform. It also provides a place for businesses across the region to connect, ask for advice and support each other.

The Growth Hub is at the core of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s ambitions to create a world-class entrepreneurial and innovative business growth and finance ecosystem. It is the digital place where businesses, their advisors and business support and finance providers need to be for access to the latest information on business growth and finance support.

How can I access streamlined and comprehensive business support in the North East?

Business Support in the North East is even easier than ever as the Growth Hub develops to be a go-to place for businesses. The Growth Hub is an obvious place for businesses to start – simply seek out the organisations that provide the services that your business needs, connect and interact with them and arrange to meet at your convenience.

How do I find out what funding sources are available for my business?

Access to affordable finance is always one of the main barriers to growth. All businesses need some kind of funding, even if it’s simply an overdraft facility, to assist with growth and help maintain a healthy cash flow. The Growth Hub will be able to point you in the right direction to funding sources, crowd funding, grants, loans and more, through the Funding and Finance Growth Theme

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