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Invitation to Tender: ScaleUp360 Programme Workshops and Business Advice

A procurement opportunity has arisen for a bank of high growth business support specialists to supply 1-2-1 business advice and workshops to businesses and entrepreneurs in the Sheffield City Region (SCR).

Open Invitation to High Peak Businesses Looking to Grow

Ambitious businesses in Derbyshire’s High Peak can attend a free “Access to Finance for Growth” workshop to find out about the latest funding options available to help them grow.

The workshop and networking lunch, on Wednesday 21 June at Glossop Cricket Club, will be hosted by business support service, D2N2 Growth Hub, in partnership with High Peak Borough Council.

Growth Hub business advisers will be on hand to discuss the range of funding streams available locally, regionally and nationally to help enterprises expand. There will also be advice on how to put together a funding or grant application and on traditional banking finance solutions.

John O'Donnell
John O’Donnell (pictured right), Business Finance Adviser at D2N2 Growth Hub, said: “We have over 50 different funding and support packages for businesses. These can range from a grant to improve an organisation’s IT or a major purchase of equipment or to enable a company to access technical support from one of the universities to develop new products.

“The workshop is an ideal opportunity for businesses to find out what’s available, whether if fits their business needs and be put in contact with a Growth Hub adviser to give them ongoing support with growth plans.”

The D2N2 Growth Hub is funded through the European Regional Development Fund, via the European Union. Its team includes expert business advisers who offer free, impartial help for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the D2N2 LEP area (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire). For more on the D2N2 Growth Hub and its services visit or contact the helpline on 0333 006 9178.

The “Access to Finance for Growth” workshop takes place on Wednesday 21 June, from noon to 4pm and includes a networking lunch (noon-1pm) at Glossop Cricket Club, North Rd, Glossop.

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