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Are you supporting a young person who is interested in starting their own busine...
Business Grants for Young People in Wiltshire and Swindon - Open for Applications
Apprenticeship Coffee and Chat
Tuesday 5th April https://hopin.com/events/swlep-growth-hub-skills-informal-all-things-apprenticeships-coffee-and-chat-networking-171dc276-831e-46f5-...
case study
Apprenticeship Employer Case Study - Tim Burghes
We explore the advantages of taking on an apprentice with Digital Marketing Manager Tim Burghes.
Customer Persona: Why It's Important
Customer personas should drive all of your marketing efforts.
GH Webinar
Business Loan Approval – What You Need to Know
SWIG Finance shares the crucial information you need to know before getting a business loan, ahead of their Growth Hub Webinar, 'Business Loan Approva...
GH Webinar
Leadership lessons from a turnaround - by Bill Alexander
Bill shares his seven key areas to ensure that your business moves forward in the right direction. These were covered in his webinar which can be vie...

News

220,000 businesses urged to move onto new single c...
Businesses are being urged to move onto HMRC's new single customs platform before 30 September 2022.
Government urges businesses to take advantage of N...
Businesses hiring former members of the UK armed forces in their first year of civilian employment c...
Help to Grow: Management – Boost your Business
The 12-week programme includes 50 hours of in-depth training.
South West Expo Exhibitions
Physical Exhibitions now being held in Swindon
New Export Advice Service from Department for Inte...
The Department for International Trade has today launched a new Export Support Service, aimed at com...
New programme to spark wave of growth in UK’s thri...
Innovative cyber startups, small businesses and scaleups will benefit from a new scheme to help them...
Planning for the road ahead – Covid, Furlough and ...
A fantastic webinar event to guide you through how to ensure a smooth transition into the future.
Help to Grow your business
Help to Grow- a government backed programmed aimed to support businesses, a widely available resourc...
The Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub Impact Report...
A new report published today takes a look back at the pandemic and the response by the Growth Hub
Launch of £2.5m Fast Start Creative Industries Fun...
UK registered micro and small businesses in the creative sector can apply for a package of support t...
Funding available for young digital entrepreneurs
Support is available for UK digital entrepreneurs aged 18 to 24 in the form of financial assistance ...
Invaluable Peer Network programme continues for SM...
We are delighted that Peer networks will be running for a second year!
Employing autistic people – a guide for employers
As an employer, you can help make the world a more autism-friendly place. We know that many of you a...
Clark Holt acts on client sale
Leading customer survey company.
EU Transition – Advice from Business Stakeholders
This article lists some of the latest commentary and advice from business representative bodies on t...
Office of the Small Business Commissioner
Office of the Small Business Commissioner outlines how they can help small businesses.
Kalel Productions' new business series looking for...
Kalel Productions are producing a new Business Series where an industry leader invests into smaller ...
Getting help to apply for Universal Credit
Citizens Advice offer a free, confidential and independent service that can help you every step of t...

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EU Transition – Advice from Business Organisations
This article lists some of the latest commentary and advice from business representative bodies on the UK’s exit from the European Union.
Before You Sell to a Decision Maker… You Need to Understand their Buying Persona...
The selling environment is like the animal kingdom: * Different needs * Different personalities and attributes * Different communication styles
How Instagram and Facebook supporting small businesses via stickers!
We are now 12 weeks into lockdown and with restrictions being gradually lifted, businesses are starting to sell products in different ways.
12 lessons from lockdown
On the 24th March 2020 the Naturally Social team began working from home as lockdown was introduced.
The Disadvantages of NOT Using an External Sales Trainer…
This could sound biased being a Sales Trainer. From my psychometric test results, one of my strengths is being analytical, I will, therefore, write a ...
Customer Communications - How to Stay Sticky
Our marketing specialist Dee Gerrish shares how to keep your business ‘sticky’ as lockdown eases.

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