There can be many challenges and opportunities you face in growing your business and identifying what services and support is most appropriate for you. Challenges like recruitment and selection, sales and marketing, strategy development and finance can all place growth barriers in front of ambitious businesses.

The Growth Support Programme helps Lancashire businesses that have been trading for less than three years to achieve their growth aspirations, by providing credible tailored and expert business growth support – delivered face to face by experienced growth specialists.

You will benefit from a tailored programme of Grow How master classes, to up-skill yourself and your team in the latest business growth and scaling techniques. You will have access to specialist coaching with a range of growth experts focusing on the specific growth constraints your business is facing.

You will also be invited to essential seminars, masterclasses and growth networking events suited to your business needs and a platform to market your services to a network of peers and generate sales opportunities.

Also Boost Business Lancashire’s Business Support Review is a professional and impartial service delivered by experienced business advisors. It is focused on helping ambitious businesses by providing advice and matching them to relevant funded support programmes. Support available includes: mentoring, business masterclasses, product development, leadership development, skills training and accessing finance.

With so much support available, this impartial and professional advice can save your business time and ensure the support offered is relevant and valuable to your business need.

With any business, new or established, we would also highlight the need to be fully aware of your running costs and this includes Business Rates. You can check the business rates valuation for a premises online first.

You will be in good company growing your business in the Ribble Valley. Many local businesses have benefited from high level business support and guidance along their journey to achieve strong levels of growth success. And, with an area well known for its broad open landscape linked to key transport corridors, we have the ability to unlock key new locations as well as providing existing top quality business and industrial parks and premises with a variety of accommodation for your growing business.