Business Gateway Growth Hub

Growth Hubs are Government initiatives set up by Local Enterprise Partnerships as a means of offering local business support. There are 39 Growth hubs in each LEP area of the UK.

Our growth hub, launched in 2014, is called the Business Gateway Growth Hub. 

The Business Gateway Growth Hub offers comprehensive business support, free and impartial advice, and capital grants to small and medium-sized enterprises in Leicester and Leicestershire.

The offer includes:

  • Free 1-2-1 business support with Growth Hub Business Advisers who will work with you to assess your business needs and find solutions
  • Links to the relevant local, regional and national support that best fits your business need
  • Business Growth Grants of between £2,000 – £25,000 providing up to 35% towards capital costs for eligible projects and businesses
  • A wide range of events, presentations, workshops and seminars covering a whole host of topics including IP, R&D tax credits, business planning, financial management, marketing, building a team, customer service strategy and so on.

Visit the website to find out more about the support on offer

To see the range of presentations and workshops available visit

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If you would like to benefit from free and impartial business support and advice, please phone on 0116 366 8487, email at or submit an enquiry form on the footer of the Business Gateway Homepage

Find out more about the Governance of the Business Gateway Growth Hub