BEST Growth Hub’s business skills programme is back!

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The BEST Growth Hub is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to provide a free and impartial signposting service for business support. As a Growth Hub we can support Businesses or Individuals based within and Essex, Southend or Thurrock Local Authority Area. So whether you are at the pre-start stage and you just have an idea or you are a long established business, you are eligible for support. Each business / individual is eligible for up to 21 hours of funded support under one of our programmes in any one year period.

For more information please click here: Support Programmes


The BEST Growth Hub aims to help your business to identify and realise its potential with free business support for growth. It provides a focal point for businesses that are looking to increase their competitiveness and grow, it offers a great choice of advice, training, networking and more, all tailored to your needs.

If you’re a business in Essex, Southend or Thurrock with an aspiration to grow and be more profitable – then we want to hear from you!

Click on the image below to see the map of business support available.

Since launch in September 2015 BEST Growth Hub supported

Businesses in Essex
Start-Up Businesses
Growing Businesses