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Here to Support Leicester and Leicestershire Businesses

One-to-one, tailored support and guidance for businesses seeking help, information and advice.

How We Can Help

The Growth Hub is a single place to access business support across Leicester and Leicestershire. We offer free and impartial advice to help all local businesses, with a particular focus on those who are looking to grow and increase productivity.


Our Services

Grow your business with free access to one-to-one advice, the Business Growth Grant and a range of events from the Growth Hub.



Find out about grants, loans and alternative funding to support your business growth.



Access tailored support to meet your business growth challenges through our network of local and national partners.


Events & Workshops

Stay informed and keep learning through the vast range of events, workshops and seminars.

What’s New!

Read the latest on business and support news

Green Home Grants Skills Training

The Green Homes Grant skills training competition was designed to provide support to the energy efficiency and low carbon heating supply chains to deliver works under the Green Homes Grant scheme, and to scale up to meet the additional consumer demand generated. 18 successful organisations will benefit from £6.9m government funding. If you are a tradesperson or business looking to help deliver the home improvement measures that qualify for the…

Business volunteers needed to help rewrite the story of careers education

Local businesses are being asked to help “rewrite the story” for young people by putting their skills to use with a local school or college as an Enterprise Adviser. More than ever, young people need all the support and inspiration they can get to help them succeed. With education disrupted and remote learning the new normal, it can be hard to see a clear pathway toward a future career. That…

Coronavirus loan schemes benefit businesses in East Midlands

New data published this week shows that businesses in the East Midlands have received a total of almost £4bn in funding under the government’s two largest Covid-19 loan schemes, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). These provide financial support to businesses across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak: over 91,000…

EU support – telephone line now open

Following the end of the EU transition period there are new trading processes you need to follow and actions you must take to continue trading with Europe or employing EU nationals. The Growth Hub has launched a free telephone support line for businesses to answer questions and help them navigate what they need to do to meet these changes. Get in touch today on 0116 482 0111 The Growth Hub…