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.
New Business Support Programmes
We have designed two new programmes to help take your business to the next level.
Our information packed workshops and coaching sessions are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to launch your business successfully.
High Growth programme
Tailored support, a dedicated business adviser and access to 1-1 sessions with sector specialists, the High Growth programme can help you supercharge your business.
We’re here for you.
Are you a business in Berkshire looking for support? Get in touch with our Business Advisers:
Masterclass: Sales & Marketing
2 November 2023 – 9:30am
FREE & ONLINE: This Masterclass will help passionate Business leaders to transform their approach to sales & marketing. Participating will help you gain new perspectives, inspire new ideas and change your way of thinking.
Masterclass: Digital Marketing
9 November 2023 – 9:30am
FREE & ONLINE MASTERCLASS: This Masterclass will help you to understand digital marketing, demystify the terminology, and learn the tricks of the trade.
Masterclass: Mastering small business finance
4 December 2023 – 9:30am
FREE & ONLINE MASTERCLASS: This Masterclass is designed to make sure that you fully understand your role and responsibilities for financial management in your small but growing business.
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.
Business Success Stories
Please look below at our Business Success Stories...
Wokingham-based company secures a £500,000 growth loan to support continued software development and enable the recruitment of 7 local hires in 2023. Read more
A grant of £4,800 ensured that HiFi Cinema can generate renewable energy with a solar PV system, meaning, among other things, they can charge up two electric company vehicles. Read more
Organico Realfoods Ltd improves their business by installing solar panels to reduce their carbon footprint and save money! Read more
What people say
“Sara has been incredibly helpful and has taken time to understand our business and our challenges. We are looking forward to meeting Sara when she visits Ozone next week, to help us with ideas and advice for improving our marketing and connection with the local community.”
Susan Meyers, Head of Corporate Relations and Partnerships, Ozone Ice Rink
“At the first meeting we already felt the support and understanding from Sara. Being a small business it’s refreshing to have a company and advisor who understands your needs and who is willing to progress the business further.”
Jill Harmer, Director / Principal, Dani Harmer Academy Ltd
“Thank you for your kind words and astute observations. I found the call quite thought -provoking and encouraging. I really appreciated your approach and felt immediately at ease and confident to use you as a sounding board!”
Local business owner in Wokingham
“Thanks so much for everything […] you have been a huge help”
Music supplier and events management company based in Reading
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