This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 – 2020

The Strategic Business Growth Programme provides a package of advice and financial support to help you acheive your growth plans. 

OVERVIEW

The package of support available for your business includes one to one advice, funding and specialist workshops.

Advice - We offer impartial one-to-one support on all aspects of business growth including strategic business planning, sales, marketing, financial management and investor readiness.  This will lead to us putting together a Growth Action Plan for your business. 

Specialist workshops – Available on a wide range of useful topics which focus on key elements of business growth.  Companies can also benefit from practical advice and support from other businesses. 

Funding - Businesses on the programme may also be able to access financial support towards capital investment that will accelerate growth. 

AM I ELIGIBLE? 

In order to be eligible for support, your business must be a small or medium sized enterprise (SME), defined as:

  • having fewer than 250 employees 
  • a turnover of under £45m OR a balance sheet of under £40m
  • not being part of a larger group of companies that takes it over this threshold

And also the business needs to: 

  • Be based in the Leeds City Region excluding Barnsley, i.e. a trading address in the Leeds City Region.
  • Be in an eligible sector - this generally excludes primary agriculture, banking and financial services, education and social care and those trading directly with consumers- e.g. retail and hospitality
  • Have been trading for at least three years

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about the programme and the wide range of support available for your business please contact our Business Growth team on 0113 3481818 or email BusinessGrowth@the-lep.com

 

 

GET IN TOUCH AND SEE HOW WE CAN WORK WITH YOU TODAY?

Contact our advisers on 0113 348 1818 or email BusinessGrowth@the-lep.com

Case Study

BCA Group plans job creation following LEP investment
30th October 2018

BCA Group plans job creation following LEP investment

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