Scaling-up your business

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Let us help you. Tap into our funding and expertise for growth and innovation, use student and graduate talent to increase capacity and bring fresh ideas, or upskill your existing workforce with affordable training and development.

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Funding and business support programmes

You could be eligible for business grants and loans, as well as funded support programmes. These aim to help small-or-medium-sized businesses like yours grow, innovate, de-carbonise or upskill.

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Affordable CPD and short courses

If our fully-funded programmes aren't for you, try our range of CPD and short courses covering a variety of business and management subjects. These can offer an affordable way to enhance the skills in your team.

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Research and innovation

R&D or innovation can help future-proof your business and move it forward. But in smaller businesses, it can be difficult to find the time or the right expertise to do it all in-house. Partnering with us could be the solution.

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Find new talent

Bring fresh thinking into your business with a student or graduate: from internships and work experience to full graduate roles. Local businesses can currently claim up to £7,000 in recruitment funding too.

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More established, larger company or corporate?

We also work with companies of your maturity and size. Explore our full range of services for business, including executive education and apprenticeships, research partnerships, mentoring and graduate recruitment.

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Our Business Services Charter

Read our Business Services Charter, which sets out the quality of service you can expect from us.

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