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Your gateway to finding finance, advice and support for starting or growing your business in the Humber region.

Business Support Helpline: 0300 456 3565

New Business Growth

When you are looking to grow your business there are always plenty of new challenges. The Growth Hub can help you find the right finance opportunities. We have help with developing your sales and marketing strategies. Growing your business may mean that you will want to take on more staff, we have plenty of advice in recruiting and hiring staff. The Skills Support Programme can help up skill your staff. You may be looking to take on an apprentice to help develop skills for the future. Building your management skills will be key to your growth and increasing productivity. This may also be the time to start looking to the export market to help develop your business. Having an online presence is now a necessity for any modern business, we have advice for developing this aspect of your business.

We also have a mine of information in our Knowledge Centre.

Below you will find a selection of both Humber and national organisations that will help with funding and business support to grow your business.

There are 87 organisations within New Business Growth.

Name Summary Phone Email
Humber Local Enterprise Partnership FUNDING - for Business through Business loan fund and Growing the Humber 01482 485260 info@humberlep.org
Angelgroups FUNDING - 100’s of Angel investors who are looking for investment opportunities info@financialpulse.co.uk
British Business Bank FUNDING - Our aim is to make finance markets work better for small businesses 0114 206 2131 info@british-business-bank.co.uk
Business Enterprise Fund - social enterprise FUNDING - social enterprise, set up to provide loans to SME businesses who are unable to raise finance from mainstream lenders. 0800 080 3145 info@befund.org
Chamber Acorn Fund (Humber) Ltd FUNDING - provider for new and existing businesses via Start Up Loans 01482 324976 m.meyers@hullbdf.com
Connect Yorkshire FUNDING - helping Yorkshire companies gain the equity and debt funding they require. 01133 845846
Creative England FUNDING - For the creative industries 0844 824 6042 business@creativeengland.co.uk
Economic Growth Solutions FUNDING - and support to manufacturing SME's to help them grow. neil.harriman@egs.live
Elite Corporate Solutions FUNDING - Local experts with over 50 years combined experience in supporting SMEs and sourcing all types of business finance 07710 708046 dhowarth@ecsgroup.co.uk
Enterprise Ventures Limited FUNDING - packages of up to £2 million to support and build growth-orientated UK companies 0161 838 5200
Finance For Enterprise FUNDING - Loans form £1000 up to £150000 0333 014 3455 info@finance-for-enterprise.co.uk
Finance Yorkshire FUNDING - finance, business loans and equity linked finance ranging from £15k to £2m for SME's 0300 030 6060 info@finance-yorkshire.com
Funding Circle FUNDING - Focused on SME's who can borrow from a wide range of investors 0800 048 8747
FundingOptions FUNDING - We match your business with funding opportunities 0843 504 7842 info@fundingoptions.com
GRANTfinder FUNDING - grants database and includes details in excess of 8,000 funding opportunities 0844 874 0739
GRANTnet FUNDING - Help small businesses, charitable and community groups to find suitable funding.
Green Port Growth Programme FUNDING - Business Support and investment  to access opportunities within the renewables sector. 01482 391639 greenportgrowth@eastriding.gov.uk
Hawkmoor Associates FUNDING - Finance for business and funding for your small or medium sized business  01904 341121/07866 362333
Hull Business Development Fund FUNDING - Finding ways to support the financially excluded with commercial funding. 01482 324 976 m.meyers@hullbdf.com
Humberside Business Loans FUNDING - Secured and Unsecured Business loans 07872 033804 richard@finance4business.biz
Innovate UK FUNDING - to find and drive the science and technology innovations 01793 442700 support@innovateuk.gov.uk
Kingston Capital Finance FUNDING - Access to an extensive range of specialist lenders 01482 422022 info@kcfinance.co.uk
Leasing For Business FUNDING - Leasing and asset finance providers 07944 356547 eddie.lambrick@leasingforbusiness.co.uk
Liberis FUNDING - instant cash injection from a loan or cash advance to meet short-term business needs. 0300 017 4183
SIRIUS FUNDING -A source of free business advice, support and funding for businesses of all stages or growth. 01482.890146 alangf@sirius-hull.co.uk
Spacehive FUNDING - Platform for community based projects
Start Up Loans FUNDING - A government funded scheme to provide advice, business loans to start-up businesses 0300 456 3565 hello@startuploans.co.uk
The Angel CoFund FUNDING - £100m investment fund with objectives to back promising UK businesses info@angelcofund.co.uk
The Key Fund FUNDING - Investing in Social Enterprises 0845 140 1400 info@thekeyfund.co.uk
UK Crowd Funding FUNDING - by the public and small investors. 0207 096 0299 info@ukcfa.org.uk
UK Steel Enterprise FUNDING - Economic regeneration of communities affected by changes in the steel industry 0114 270 0933 yorks@uksteelenterprise.co.uk
University of Lincoln FDUNDING - The Business Support department operating the Growth on Growth fund 01522 882 000 growongrowth@lincoln.ac.uk
Virgin Start Up FUNDING - Virgin StartUp helps entrepreneurs get funding enquiries@virginstartup.org
Yorkshire Association of Business Angels FUNDING - putting investors in touch with entrepreneurs and companies seeking finance. 01423 810149 lea.bescond@envestors.co.uk
Business Is Great Britain SUPPORT - Business Resources tools to help start new ventures, and grow your business. 0300 456 3565
East Riding of Yorkshire Council SUPPORT - Business Support for the East Riding of Yorkshire 01482 393939
Hull City Council Enterprise Support Team SUPPORT - Help with starting your own business,established business growth or relocating to Hull. 01482 300 301 Business.support@hullcc.gov.uk
North East Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesses and organisations looking to relocate to the area. 01472 326142 info@e-factor.co.uk
North Lincolnshire Council SUPPORT - Advice for local businesess and companies looking to locate to the area 01724 297330 businessinfo@northlincs.gov.uk
University of Hull SUPPORT - A range of business support to start-ups and established businesses (0)1482 346311 business@hull.ac.uk
ActionCoach SUPPORT - Business coaching and Grant Funding
B5Direction SUPPORT - tailored support designed to realise true growth potential. 07764 365 291 brian.sainsbury@b5direction.co.uk
Barclays Bank SUPPORT - Helping the next business generation achieve their ambitions 01482 332565 craig.ingram@barclays.com
Brook Corporate Developments Ltd SUPPORT - specialist business consultancy and training support provider. 01226240435 enquiries@brookconsult.co.uk
Catapult Centres SUPPORT - world-leading centres designed to transform the UK's capability for innovation and growth. 02035 744707/07580 111066
Chapter 3 Networking and Business Club SUPPORT - inspiring mature individuals to take the next step towards an exciting and fulfilling future. info@chapter3.org.uk
China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) SUPPORT - Our services offer tailor-made support for your business needs when doing business with China. 0113 247 1584 linda.rosen@cbbc.org
Cowden Consulting SUPPORT - Strategic business planning consultancy 07786 068477
Department For International Trade SUPPORT - advice and support to companies who want to grow their business overseas. (0)1482 485233 d.lilley@uktiyorkshire.co.uk
e-factor Ltd SUPPORT - providing real support to small and medium businesses 441472242667 info@e-factor.co.uk
Encompass Consultancy Ltd SUPPORT- wide range of service to businesses across the Humber 01482 222 463 info@encompass-consultancy.com
ENRG SUPPORT - Free support to all kinds of businesses to start and grow 01482 485921 ENRG@goodwintrust.org
Enterprise Europe Network SUPPORT - free advice and access to business and technology partnering opportunities in new markets for SME's 0300 12 33144 contact@enterprise-europe.co.uk
Enterprise Nation SUPPORT - Resource for Business startups and established business
Enterprising Libraries - Hull City Council SUPPORT - Business Advisor's for start-up and growth and Intellectual property Services 01482 223344/616855 reference.library@hullcc.gov.uk
Enterprising Women SUPPORT - Help business women achieve the success they want, by empowering and supporting them 08000 121365 info@enterprising-women.org
Experience Enterprise SUPPORT - local support for business start ups and existing SME's for North Lincolnshire 01472 312121 enquiries@enterpriseagency-grimsby.co.uk
For Entrepreneurs Only SUPPORT - Helping Entrepreneurs in Hull & East Yorkshire to Create Wealth and Jobs. jan.brumby@forentrepreneursonly.co.uk
Goole Development Trust SUPPORT - Advice, guidance and loans to new and existing businesses in Goole Area (01405) 766076 Info@gooledevelopmenttrust.org.uk
HABS SUPPORT - Humber Apprenticeship Brokerage Service 01482 244 440 info@wearehabs.co.uk
ibd Business Advice Group Ltd SUPPORT - With over 200 specialist advisers across the UK, for all businesses for advice and guidance 08448 223660 info@ibd-uk.com
ICAEW SUPPORT - advice for owner-run businesses, SMEs and new business startups. bas@icaew.com
Interim Management Services (Yorkshire) Ltd SUPPORT - Business management support services 01977 683504 ab1964@aol.com
Kaizen Consulting SUPPORT - We are a business specialising in helping businesses to grow. 01482 772261 phil@kaizenconsulting.co.uk
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships SUPPORT - helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through technology 0300 321 4357 KTP_Companies@innovateuk.gov.uk
Lean Business Solutions SUPPORT - helping achieve rapid and sustainable improvements throughout their business 01522 306 242 enquiries@lean-business-solutions.co.uk
Mentors Me SUPPORT - Online gateway for any enterprises looking for mentoring services.
Pier Support SUPPORT - business improvement organisation whose services are aimed at the SME market. 07548 101208 info@piersupport.co.uk
Rockstar Group SUPPORT - Mentoring organisation for entrepreneurs looking to grow or raise finance. 0845 652 2905 info@rockstargroup.co.uk
Rural Business Support (Agriculture) SUPPORT - Rural Enterprise Advice 01430 803406
SIAFS SUPPORT - for Agri-food sector in East Riding, business diagnostics and voucher scheme to help growth 01904 554455 services@scy.co.uk
The Business Success Coach SUPPORT - 1-2-1 support for small businesses 07736106053 john.olivant@gmail.com
The Virtual Entrepreneur SUPPORT - Business support tools and services for New and Existing Businesses. 08452 996640 info@thevirtualentrepreneur.co.uk
UnLtd SUPPORT - for social enterprise and social entrepreneurs 0845 850 1122
Windsor Associates Ltd t/a Admin Centre SUPPORT - service to new businesses who are just starting out and don’t know how to go about setting up their business. 01724 898455 info@admincentre.co.uk
Federation of Small Businesses SERVICES - promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. 01482 571012 customerservices@fsb.org.uk
The Office Providers SERVICES - Free office space aquisition services for companies seeking premises 02030512375 mgardener@theofficeproviders.com
Xero SERVICES - Online accounting software for small businesses 07824150501 sam.miller@xero.com
Cert ID TRAINING - practical training courses focussing on technical issues within the food industry +44 (0)121 308 1818 info@cert-id.eu
Commercial Route Plans Ltd TRAINING - Sales & Management Training - CPD Accredited 01757707401 simon.barker100@btinternet.com
Designated Associates TRAINING - Managed Web content, Design, Database Development, CRM & Social Media  0151 653 3338 admin@designatedassociates.com
KF Training TRAINING - delivery of high quality skills programmes 0191 5186830 info@kftraining.co.uk
UKTraining TRAINING - delivere training in many financial and legislative subjects for over 30 years. 01704878988 david.smith@uktrainingworldwide.com
4Networking NETWORKING - Network locally, regionally and even nationally 0845 123 4444
BusinessHive Business Club NETWORKING - Benefits the business community and the hundreds of established businesses 01472 242 667 info@businesshive.net
The Bizniz NETWORKING - a community that helps like minded businesses grow their connections through networking. 01482 968118 scott@thebizniz.com
THE Business Network NETWORKING - Business Networking for South Humberside 07730 525349 karen.locking@business-network.co.uk