Start a business that sets you free

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Take your business to new heights

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Get closer to making that dream a reality

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The current EU funded Start and Grow Enterprise programme will finish on 31st March 2023 and as such we will not be taking on any new clients under this programme from Friday 17th February.

Whilst one-to-one business support will cease, there are a number of events and opportunities for 1:1 meetings still to enjoy. From 1st April 2023, business support will be provided via our Growth Hub teams who will continue to offer one-to-one advice and support, workshops and networking events. To find out more about The Growth Hub and how you can get involved simply visit www.thegrowthhub.biz. We wish you every success with your enterprise.



Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step that most people never will.

Whether you have a big idea to get off the ground, an existing business which is facing some new hurdles, or you’ve decided it’s finally time to be your own boss; you are now part of the self-employment revolution.

The road’s going to be rocky, but journeys are always easier with the right people around you. Every entrepreneur, freelancer and small business owner goes through the same set of challenges, and since 2017 we’ve helped over 1,000 of them to come out on top. 

All of our training, courses, advice and resources are free of charge. Start and Grow Enterprise is devoted to helping Gloucestershire continue its reputation of self-starting innovation and invention, by making it easy to get the right support.


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