Business Support

Support Available

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Harborough Innovation Centre

The Harborough Innovation Centre is a hub for business growth and innovation. With a varied range of office space and a dedicated business adviser, the Harborough Innovation Centre is the place to start or expand your business. 


Business Gateway Growth Hub

Grow your business with expert advice, support programmes, finance opportunities and free workshops from the business gateway growth hub.

Whether you have just started your business or have been trading for a while, you can access free and impartial information on the business support available across Leicester and Leicestershire, all in one place.

The business support landscape can be confusing as programmes and offers change regularly. This saves you time by simplifying the process and referring you to the most appropriate support for your business. The expert advisers open the doors to industry contacts and the support programmes available.

Get in touch today and discover the support available to grow your business:


Digital Boost

Free digital advice for small businesses and charities impacted by coronavirus, provided by expert volunteers. They can help you with social media, websites, branding, marketing and more. 


Digital Growth Programme

The Digital Growth Programme provides dedicated support to enterprises located in Leicester and Leicestershire. It aims to support growing businesses to explore and introduce new and emerging ICT products and services into their business to improve competitiveness and productivity.


Manufacturing Growth Programme

This funded growth programme provides free advice and support to SME manufacturing businesses looking to grow and can help secure funding.


Export Readiness

It can be hard to know where to start if you’re new to exporting. And even if you export regularly, there’s always more to know. Get exporting guidance for your experience level.


The Business Support Directory

The Business Support Directory simplifies the search for business support across Leicester and Leicestershire. It creates connections between a business seeking support and available expertise, information, advice and funding.


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