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Hertfordshire Business Expansion Grant Scheme


Aimed at growing SMEs across Hertfordshire, the scheme provides grant funding to assist in the purchase of assets and delivery of projects that will increase productive capacity and fuel business growth.  The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Hertfordshire LEP.

If you have been unable to obtain all or part of the financial support you need through traditional methods, the Hertfordshire Business Expansion grant Scheme may be able to help.

Key Features:

  • Grants available from £10,000 – £100,000

  • Up to 50% of total expansion costs

  • £25,000 grant per new job created (min 2 new roles created over the next 12 months)

  • For SME businesses (up to 250 employees / €50 million turnover)

  • Property expenditure must relate to improving productive capacity (not simple expansion of assets) – max 20% grant available.

  • Start ups not eligible

  • Sector and purpose exclusion apply


Find out more and apply here.

Peer Networks


Hertfordshire Growth Hub have launched their new Peer Networks initiative for small business leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.

The programme creates diverse cohort groups of individuals to collaboratively work through common business issues.  Through interactive action learning, this enables the discussion of challenges and provides valuable feedback to implement practical solutions to overcome them.  From finance and HR to sales, marketing and more, an expert facilitator will give you the flexibility to create a trusted support network, helping to build and strengthen your business and improve overall performance.

Businesses that seek external advice or undertake formal training are more likely to improve their overall performance, but many prefer to take advice from trusted sources when presented with external challenges and opportunities.

This is an opportunity to network with other likeminded business via fortnightly meetings hosted by an expert facilitator and you will also receive 1-2-1 support tailored to your business.

Find out more here.

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