Innovate & Grow business support programme

Support for businesses to grow and secure new business

From January 2022 Hounslow Council is launching a fantastic programme of business and enterprise support for businesses to grow and secure new business. These courses are funded by the ARG.

  1. Innovate & Grow grants for small & micro businesses to invest in business support or capital equipment. Training provided by Smarter Society LTD
  2. Green Grants programme – supporting small businesses to reduce their carbon footprint. Programme provided by West London Business
  3. Business mentoring for growth programme. Programme and training provided by Smarter Society LTD
  4. Access to markets programme. Programme and Training provided by Branduin and Hounslow Chamber of Commerce
  5. Support for micro and small business to pivot and grow. Programme and training provided by CPG Executive Consulting LTD
  6. Skills for bidding for contracts programme. Programme provided by Rebel Business School

Smarter Society LTD

Looking for a grant or fantastic business mentoring?

Smarter Society will be providing Hounslow businesses with grants of up to £5k to grow their business - whether its new website, new equipment, training or mentoring, we will help to use your grant to kickstart your business in 2022.

Register now as grants will only be available for a limited time.

Rebel Business School

The Rebel Business School have been teaching an alternative approach to starting and building a business since 2012.Over 10,000 small businesses have attended the free courses enabling anyone and everyone to access business education which won Rebel the Queen's Award for Enterprise for Promoting Opportunity in 2021.

Through standalone evening masterclasses and their intensive two-week online programme, Rebel aim to help pre-startups and small businesses of Hounslow get started using information, inspiration, and practical advice.

To find out more and to register your interest in our course, please visit our website.

CPG Executive Consulting LTD

We’ve been working with businesses for over 20 years at CPG, so we’re delighted to be delivering 7 programmes for this 12-week programme for Hounslow’s Innovate and Grow. We will support pre-start, start up and SME’s and large businesses across all industries, alongside specific programmes to help those who have been challenged most over the past year. All programmes are designed to ensure you and your business get the support you need to spring into action in 2022.

Find out more about the programmes available at our online launch event at 10am on Thursday 6 January 2022 where we’ll be showcasing a number of established business support programmes to highlight what we can do to help you and your business.

All the business support programmes will be running until the end of March.

To find out more and register an interest visit our website 

Branduin Business Support LTD

Branduin collaborates with Local Authorities, Growth Hubs, Chambers of Commerce and University Entrepreneur Hubs to identify the business advisory and support services that are required to help them achieve their strategic objectives. Branduin’s diverse and inclusive membership comprises quality-assured generalist and specialist business advisors to meet our clients’ needs throughout all stages of their business journey – pre-start, start-up, revenue-generation, growth, and eventual exit.

Branduin are delighted to be appointed by Hounslow Council to deliver our proven Fit To Bid® supply-chain programme for local manufacturers and suppliers. The Hounslow Access to Markets programme offers skills workshops and 1-2-1 business advice sessions to help local businesses win new contracts with large retail buyers.

Register your interest today

Hounslow Chamber of Commerce

Hounslow Chamber of Commerce is here to champion the businesses of the borough for a more environmentally greener and sustainable borough.  We deliver our BEIS national award-winning assistance via seminars and webinars to create growth and new jobs, while at the same time encouraging new start-ups that innovate and fill the demands of the marketplace. Our focus is on the independent traders and Micro SME’s to MSB’s across the borough.

Register your interest by emailing our team

West London Business

West London Business (WLB) is a business-led non-profit established in 1994 with members ranging from corporates such as Heathrow and Asahi to SMEs Fullers, Brompton Bicycle, Moore Kingston Smith LLP, micro enterprises and education institutions. Our mission is to ensure that West London is a successful, inclusive, environment for responsible business. West London is an amazing sub-region: pre-COVID a £73bn economy and the UK’s global gateway. Our members work together through WLB to maintain our global economic competitiveness and catalyse action for people and planet.

Our local initiatives include Screen Capital West and London West Innovation District.  Our pan-London programmes, Better Futures and Better Futures+, drive innovation in cleantech and the transition to Net Zero across the capital.

West London Business is delighted to be delivering Hounslow’s £7,000 grants for sustainable innovation and to support local businesses to make their first steps towards Net Zero. The grants will help businesses understand their carbon footprint impact and where reductions can easily be made to improve the business' bottom line. All successful applicants will be given the opportunity to be fast-tracked into the complementary Mayor of London’s Better Futures+ programme to ensure continued support.

For more information and to register your interest please visit our website.

 

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