The Cheshire and Warrington Business Growth Programme is a consortium of North West based partners set up to deliver business growth activities across priority sectors from 2016-2023.
With a £3.85m investment of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF), this innovative programme brings together key business support providers across Cheshire and Warrington to offer businesses access to a variety of services.
The programme will also utilise the specialist expertise and facilities available from Higher and Further Education partners and Local Authority Growth Teams as well as several science and business parks within the sub-region.
How to access support
There are geographical and eligibility criteria to access support funded through this project, delivery partners will be able to provide more details. Please click here to view the areas covered by Cheshire & Warrington Business Growth Programme.
Our numerous delivery partners across the Cheshire & Warrington region have expertise in various sectors including engineering, food & drink, life sciences, agriculture, computing, energy, construction to name a few.
Once your application has been received the most suitable partner will contact you directly to complete a business diagnostic helping to identify what type of support would most benefit your business to grow.
The support is designed to enable you to grow your business and develop your skills. It’s about understanding the priorities for your business and what steps you need to take to move your business to the next stage.
The form in which you will receive fully funded support will depend on your business needs but may include:
• One-to-one advice
• Peer-to-peer support
• Access to further funding
In addition to the support you receive, you may also be eligible to apply for grant funding towards equipment for your business. More information is available here.