Helping ambitious SMEs overcome current challenges and achieve their potential

Committed to helping SMEs to improve performance and identify opportunities to grow. . . . Support is available to SMEs, located within the Leeds City Region, that have been trading for 3 years or more.

Strategic Growth Programme

These are strange, unprecedented times for the entire spectrum of businesses across the country. The pandemic and its effects are altering the normal rules of running a successful business and we are cognisant of this being even more complicated for those who are trying to stabilise and ambitiously grow their organisation.

For this reason and to reinforce the importance of Small to Medium (SME) sized business growth to the region, the Strategic Growth Programme provides a first-class package of bespoke support aimed at ensuring SMEs fulfil their growth potential.

We are committed to helping SMEs improve performance and identify opportunities to grow. We do this because we believe in SMEs, understand SMEs and support SMEs to drive local economic growth.

By joining the Strategic Growth Programme you will benefit from a package of support providing you with the knowledge, understanding and a framework to fulfil your businesses potential.

  • Experienced team of Strategic Growth Managers that understand SME’s growth challenges and how to develop effective plans for growth
  • Use of industry leading High Growth digital assessment tool (GROWTHmapper) to measure the alignment on key business growth areas
  • A comprehensive assessment to examine the 'Ambition, Capacity and Opportunity' of your company’s potential for growth
  • Leading to a tailored and bespoke Growth Specification document detailing your needs and key actions to grow your business
  • High quality, one to one bespoke growth mentoring and account management from our Strategic Growth Managers
  • Access to a number of funded Coaching days delivered by a dedicated external Growth Coach to address your growth actions
  • Measurement of progress via access to a second GROWTHmapper Evolution assessment at the end of the support to help update and enhance your growth specification as you exit the support (subject to support offered)
  • The opportunity to apply for additional grant schemes 

Support available to SMEs, located within the Leeds City Region, that have been trading for 3 years or more.

Delivered by Oxford Innovation Services 

Contact and Apply

To find out more about the programme please contact our Strategic Growth team or send us an email: