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Success Stories

The Business Gateway Growth Hub can support you and your business, no matter your size or sector. Watch this video to find out how we have helped four business owners across Leicestershire and view some of the individual stories below.

If you are a small business owner that needs help to grow get in touch using the enquiry on this page.


VegVan Farm will support the community from the ground up

There’s been a lot of talk about pivoting to survive for businesses during and after Covid19, but what about when you’re ready to start a new business and have to divert the idea before you’ve even begun? This was...

Business support has helped mentor find her niche

From fashion to investment readiness, Pamela Sharpe’s enterprise journey has been far from typical. Despite her new business – Mela & Sharpe – being stalled by the pandemic, two years on she has found her place helping SMEs get investment ready...

Leicester composite business has right formula for success

What do an Aston Martin DBS, a wind turbine blade and an America’s Cup boat all have in common? They are all made using innovative, lightweight but strong, composite materials. Formulating the right recipe for the job is the...

Marketing advice for Mallory Meadows is working

Rustic wooden cabins and luxurious roundhouses, with private hot tubs! This is Mallory Meadows, based in Kirby Mallory Leicestershire. The business is run by husband and wife team Chris and Emily Tams as the perfect get-away for busy people....

Guiding the Havana Salsa team to growth

Havana Salsa was established in the UK over 10 years ago to introduce the dance of Cuban Salsa. Rodolfo and his wife Laura, and their team of trained instructors from across the globe have teamed up to bring the...

Shahtex Leicester Ltd

Shahtex Leicester is a leading manufacturer of knitted jersey fabric, using circular knitting machines. With a grant from the Business Gateway, they have invested in new computerised machinery that will enable them to develop seamless clothing, requiring minimal stitching...


Would You Like to Share Your Success Story?

Have you been helped by the Business Gateway to grow your business? We’re always looking for case studies and testimonials to help us promote the benefits of business support. Please contact us to discuss this free PR opportunity.