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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 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 today.


Bond Street Distillery has international ambition

Three months after starting Bond Street Distillery, owner Sally Faulkner was faced with a global pandemic. She reached out to the Business Gateway for support and was helped through one-to-one mentoring, workshops and webinars on media marketing as well...

Hearing centre boss listens to business advice

The UK is the worse nation for looking after their hearing – 47% have never had a hearing test while the global average is 31%. A fact entrepreneur and audiologist Samantha Bennett is acutely aware of having helped the...

From frozen food truck to £5m business hub – with more still to come

Ocean King is expanding from its modest 5,000 square foot base to a new £5m state-of-the-art business hub – but there’s more still to come. “We’ve worked really hard for this, and we’re not done yet,” explains Steven Thai,...

Linda Sandeman Contemporary Jewellery

Linda Sandeman has a workshop in Belgrave Hall in Leicester. She is a jewellery designer and also runs workshops. In this short video, Linda talks about her business and how workshops from the Business Gateway have helped her understand...

Manufacturer fast-tracks expansion with help of Business Gateway Growth Hub

Creating jobs and improving efficiency was always part of the plan for Micro Weighing Solutions (MWS). And the Leicester-based firm turned ideas into outcomes with help from the LLEP Business Gateway Growth Hub. Support meant that MWS secured funding for a...

Cleaning pad business just scratching the surface when it comes to growth

Twelve months ago Harry Green, decided it was time to sell his cleaning pad business in Leicester. After all, he was 95, maybe it was time to close the business! However, neighbours Priyesh, Amit and Niraj Mandalia, inspired by...


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.