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.


BEST Growth Hub have an extensive range of business support and start up workshops on offer. The workshop programme is free for Essex based businesses to attend. It includes courses such as; Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Social media for businesses, IT for business, Build your own WordPress website, Funding and alternative finance and The customer journey.

The programme also includes start your business in a day which covers all of the basics of starting a business. Our workshops are being delivered by Ignite Business in partnership with NWES and Colbea.


BEST Growth Hub’s Business Pop-up café is coming to Rochford!

BEST Growth Hub is serving up free business support and refreshments 11 May at The Rayleigh Town Museum, 91 High St, Rayleigh SS6 7EJ. For more information please follow the link here: Rayleigh Pop-Up Cafe