Business support, when you need it.
Whether you’re starting, running or growing your business, we can provide information and resources to help.
We help businesses
The Berkshire Growth Hub delivers the government funded business advice service and supports small and medium sized enterprises in Berkshire to achieve sustainable business growth.
The Berkshire Growth Hub is part of The Berkshire LEP, a government funded, business led body, working to maintain the status of Berkshire as the engine of the UK economy.
Starting your business
You’ve got a great idea or you’ve just started and need some support. Our information will help your business get off to the right start.
Running your business
Your business is up and running and you need guidance to overcome day to day challenges. Our support and targeted information can get your business running smoothly.
Growing your business
Your business is established and you want to accelerate your sustainable growth. Our guidance and 1-2-1 support from the Business Adviser team is available.
Access your support
Business is easier when you have help. Our guides and resources cover key aspects of starting, running and growing a business. We’re funded by Government and work in Berkshire, so have knowledge of local and national offers that can support you.
Create your profile
Creating a profile gives you direct access to our support guides, tailored resources, Marketplace listing and more.
Browse our support guides
Offering you concise, up to date information, supporting you at any business stage.
Access tailored resources
Providing you full access to our detailed resources that our tailored to your business needs.
Berkshire’s own business and supplier directory. Whatever business service you need, find a supplier in the Marketplace or create your own listing for other businesses to see.
Business success stories
Hear from the businesses we’ve supported across Berkshire.
A company supplying fresh produce to the hospitality industry receives £150,000 expansion loan allowing the business to increase capacity and meet growing demand. Read more
Newbury Mobility Ltd receives £75,000 to support the opening of a new disability centre Read more
Business Owners - we need your input! New programme 'Multiply' will help adults gain a maths qualification who dont currently have a GCSE or equivalent Please take 5 minutes to complete this survey, this will help us to shape this programme for businesses Read More
Have you got 5 minutes? We would appreciate you giving us your thoughts on numeracy in the workplace. Your feedback will help make a difference & shape this government funded programme 'Multiply' #funding #businesssuport Read More
New guidance published by the government aims to provide businesses and workers with greater clarity over employment status and the rights and employment protections people are entitled to at work, including pay, leave and working conditions. Read more: Read More
We would greatly appreciate you taking part in a short survey which will shape this government-funded programme ‘Multiply’ in the best way possible, helping equip adults with Maths skills for life Help us help you by filling out our 5 minute survey: https://t.co/49Q6StBu6t Read More
Are you ready to exhibit and showcase your business again? If you answered yes and you supply products and services to small/medium businesses, you should be exhibiting at The Great British Expo: 📆 19th October 📍The Conference Centre, Green Park, Reading Read More
The British Business Bank announces that through the Recovery Loan Scheme, lenders have offered over £590m to smaller businesses in the South East towards a sustainable recovery. A new iteration of this scheme will be deployed which will open for applications in August 2022📆 Read More
Numeracy can be a challenge for many people in the workplace which is why the government will be launching a new programme Multiply to provide free maths qualifications! Let us know what you think in this 5 minute survey & help us to shape the programme: Read More
Want to get your products out to the Japanese market? The Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry are giving 2 businesses a place in their virtual event; a unique opportunity to promote their products! Learn more or apply by emailing email@example.com Read More