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Expert advice that supports business growth

Internationally connected. Regionally focused. Locally invested

The Coast to Capital Growth Hub provides free and impartial government funded business support in Greater Brighton, West Sussex, East Surrey and Croydon which can help your ambitious and innovative business achieve growth.



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We do this by:


  • challenging, encouraging and enabling strategic change
  • connecting you to experts, investors and funders
  • helping you develop national and international opportunities
  • We deliver the following key initiatives and support programmes


Growth Grants


Are you cautious about investing during economic uncertainty?


Coast to Capital Growth Grants could help. If you are an established and growing business based in the Coast to Capital area you could apply for a grant of up to 40% of project costs, covering the cost of capital investments that provides you with the opportunity to innovate or improve productivity.


Escalator Programme


Are you an ambitious, high growth business with an appetite for rapid growth?


The Escalator Programme helps scaleup and growth potential businesses through a series of facilitated peer to peer groups which focus on barriers to growth with solution driven outcomes. It comprises business cohorts with up to 8 members that can help you develop by working with like-minded peers.


Growth Champions


The Growth Champion Network is a collection of consultants, all carefully curated as experts in their respected field. The Growth Champions work closely with a team of Account Managers to provide specialist areas of support for businesses to unlock further growth. Coast to Capital are able to fully fund a day of specialist support from this Network.


Growth Mapper Diagnostics & DNAsix


The Growth Hub Account Managers can provide comprehensive business diagnostics through ‘Growth Mapper’ which includes a set of assessment questions designed to underpin coaching and advice, as well as a digital coaching programme ‘DNAsix’ that can help your business survive, compete and ultimately thrive in today’s digital marketplace.


Investment in the Coast to Capital area


The Growth Hub supports investment enquiries and opportunities in partnership with the Department for International Trade and local partners. The team help identify solutions and support for existing and potential investors including those from overseas.


Visit the website for more information. Get in touch by email or contact the Coast to Capital Growth Hub Team on 01293 305965.


As one of 38 LEPs across England, Coast to Capital provides strategic leadership that drives the economic growth and sustainable success of our beautiful, vibrant, and exceptionally well connected region. Since it was formed in 2012, they have invested over £300m of public money in making the local economy future-ready



  • UK consults on new Global Tariff Policy

    Now that UK has left the EU, the government is developing a new UK Most Favoured Nation (MFN) tariff schedule which will enter into force on 1st January 2021.

  • SEPnet Summer Placement Scheme

    SEPnet arranges for undergraduates in their 2nd and 3rd year to conduct eight week placements. The scheme provides a transfer of knowledge across the South East of England and increases the employability of physics students too.

  • Growth Grants

    Cautious about expanding your operation in the current uncertain economic climate of Brexit? Coast to Capital Growth Grants could help with grants of up to 40% of project costs covering the cost of capital investments that help you introduce innovation and improve productivity.


Use our 3 Stage filter to find the best match of support services for you:




What sector do you operate in?

  • Advanced Engineering, Manufacturing & Construction
  • Creative Digital and IT
  • Education and Training
  • Environmental Technologies and Low Carbon
  • Food & Drink, Horticulture, Agriculture
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Marine, Aerospace & Defence
  • Professional Business & Financial Services
  • Tourism & Retail
  • Transport & Logistics

What support do you require?

  • EU Transition
  • 1 to 1 Advice & Guidance
  • Better Business for All - Help with regulation
  • Events & Networking
  • Export and import
  • Funding & Grants
  • Information, Videos and other Resources
  • Innovation and High Growth
  • Investing in Coast to Capital
  • Management and Leadership
  • Membership & Representation
  • Premises & Facilities
  • Signposting and portal
  • Strategic Organisation or Partnership
  • Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Training, Skills and Recruitment

Where is your business located?

  • Arun: Arundel, Bognor Regis & Littlehampton
  • Billingshurst & Midhurst
  • Brighton & Hove
  • Chichester
  • Crawley & Gatwick
  • Croydon
  • East Grinstead, Haywards Heath & Burgess Hill
  • East Surrey: Epsom & Ewell, Mole Valley, Reigate & Banstead, Tandridge
  • Horsham
  • Lewes & Newhaven
  • Worthing & Shoreham
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Information is provided on this website in good faith. However neither Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership nor any associated organisation or individual provide any warranty or accept any liability for information provided.



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