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BEST Growth Hub

BEST Growth Hub & Backing Essex Business

The BEST Growth Hub is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to provide a free and impartial signposting service for business support.  As a Growth Hub they can support businesses based within Essex.  So, if you are a registered start-up business or you are an established business, you are eligible for support.

The BEST Growth Hub aims to help your business to identify and realise its potential with free business support for growth.  It provides a focal point for businesses that are looking to increase their competitiveness and grow.  It offers a great choice of advice, training, networking and more, all tailored to your needs.

The BEST Growth Hub also provides a website, which contains: 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 as well as a procurement portal that enables you to find contract opportunities.

For more information visit: BEST Growth Hub to register your details.


Backing Essex Business (BEB) is fully-funded by Essex County Council and delivered by Let’s Do Business Group, to support business growth across the county, promoting economic growth and creating jobs. BEB help small-to-medium-sized businesses to grow, providing 12 hours of free professional advice on finance, marketing, and recruitment. They can provide loans for business Start-Ups, growth and Recovery Loans.

Backing Essex Business's experienced team work with a network of quality-assured, professional advisers to ensure you get the right support.

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