Accessing New Business

In order to help you grow your business, we have compiled a range of resources that can support you in accessing new business through exporting, procurement supply chains, meeting potential buyers and improving your online presence.

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  • London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme

    London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme provides tailored advice and support to grow your business. It will help you overcome many challenges at different stages in your businesses’ growth journey, as well as providing access to: Experienced and commercially successful mentors Local business support Workshops and events Supply chain development This programme is open to […]

  • Doing Business with Government: Guide for SMEs

    The Crown Commercial Service provides support for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that are bidding for public sector contracts. The government has made changes to help SMEs bid for public sector contracts. These include requiring the entire public sector supply chain to be paid within 30 days, buying in a simpler and quicker way […]

  • Knowing Your Market

    The City Business Library subscribes to a range of specialist reports and statistics on goods and services markets in the UK and internationally. Start ups and business owners can use these resources free of charge. The library also provides database training sessions.  A Growth Hub Guide to help with sales and marketing Profiling Your Target […]

  • Sell Online

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) has set up agreements with global e-marketplaces to help UK firms sell through these e-commerce platforms. In addition, DIT has negotiated special rates for DIT clients to list their products on some of the e-commerce platforms.  Growth Hub Guides to help new and established exporters Methods of Entering Export […]

Case studies

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SLE

SLE is a family business that manufactures medical equipment, specialising in neo-natal ventilators. Managing Director Bernard Nelligan, whose father founded the business, told us how the company has benefited from being based in London through more than 60 years of business.   ‘London is a very good environment to start, grow and develop a business.’ […]

Grub Club

We last met Grub Club when they featured in the Growth Hub success story videos in 2015. At that point, they were based in a co-working space in King’s Cross, and had recently run a successful crowdfunding campaign. We revisited them over a year later at their new office in the Collective Temperance Hospital to […]

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