South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) is seeking proposals for projects to drive economic growth and 'kick start' development at stalled sites. Expressions of interest must be received by Friday 1 November – go to SELEP: open call for projects.
Organisations supporting business and growth
The BEST Growth Hub helps businesses realise their growth potential. Essex businesses of all sizes, from innovative young enterprises to long-established firms, can get support from the hub.
Whether starting a new business, growing an existing business or finding funding for a new venture, the BEST Growth Hub team's of Business Navigators can help you. They can:
- meet you at your premises to discuss your business needs and find ways that they can help your business grow
- advise you about grants or loans
- help you to expand the knowledge and expertise your business has
- make sure you are kept up to date with the latest business support opportunities available in your area
The BEST Growth Hub website includes:
- free business support listings
- the opportunity to search for grants and finance in your area
- an up-to-date list of events for business
- news and current information
- a procurement portal that help you to find contract opportunities
BEST Growth Hub services are fully funded for businesses located within Essex, so they won’t cost you a penny.
Go to BEST Growth Hub to register your details or to call a Business Navigator.