Tailored Business Support
For businesses located in the East Herts Council area, Stevenage and Stansted
The ERDF Launchpad 2 Business Support Programme is now available for businesses located in the East Herts Council area, Stevenage and Stansted.
Programme Ends June 2023
The Launchpad 2 Tailored Business Support programme completes at the end of June 2023. If you are interested in applying please contact Robert Smith on 07467 893630 to discuss before you make an application.
About the Programme
The ERDF Launchpad 2 programme has been developed to help East Herts Council area, Stevenage and Stansted businesses who need support to grow, and those businesses who are already in growth mode and need assistance to move forward in a sustainable way.
The support begins with a FREE in depth business growth plan which includes:
– 3 hours of free support to help you grow your business
– An independent review of your business to develop an action plan
– Delivered at a time to suit you – online
– A structured approach using the Business Model Canvas to identify all the key issues which will help you to grow your business
– Covering all key issues whether they be finance, increasing your sales, digital marketing, developing new products/services and much more
– Support provided by a highly experienced business coach
– Access further help if needed which could be either a grant or training workshops/coaching on the Launchpad 2 – Tailored Business Support programme.
– Signposted to the other sources of help
Following the business growth plan you will then have a choice of support options.
Your choice of support
Workshops & Mentoring
Benefit from a tailored package of FREE support consisting of training workshops and individual mentoring delivered by proven experts in their fields.
Business Support Grant
There is limited availability of capital grants between £3,000 and £5,000, to contribute towards funding business capital purchases.
FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS
‘Planning for Uncertainty’
If your business is based or trades in East Herts Council area, Stevenage and Stansted areas in the manufacturing,
creative & digital, bioscience & tech, aerospace, life sciences, is a Social Enterprise, or related sectors you will not want to miss our free online workshops.
The workshop will help you understand the implications of the issues facing all of us in today’s challenging business environment to help you:
Please note if businesses apply and are successful they can receive either a programme of tailored business support or a grant, but not both.
Always Bee You recently received 12 hours of
FREE 1-2-1 mentoring as part of the Launchpad 2 – Tailored Business Support Programme.
Watch to hear how it helped Jo and the team!
Our Expert Mentors
Michael Niles is one of our expert mentors – Here is a short video of Hints & Suggestions of what makes a good leader or manager. If your business could benefit from 1-2-1 mentoring with Michael or any of our expert mentors – apply to the programme today!