The Coast to Capital Growth Hub is a government fully funded service supporting businesses in the Professional Business & Financial Services sector in the Coast to Capital area. The team of Growth Relationship Managers work with the businesses, assess their needs and introduce solutions.
The Professional Business & Financial Services sector includes Insurance and Financial Services businesses that are centred in the Reigate and Banstead, Brighton & Hove, Horsham, Mole Valley, Mid Sussex, Chichester, Crawley, Worthing, Epsom and Ewell and Tandridge areas.
Key employers include RSA, Zurich and American Express. The sub-sector employs over 31,000 people in the area, accounting for 5% of national employment in the sub-sector.
The geographic areas that the Coast to Capital Growth Hub covers:
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The Growth Relationship Managers
The Growth Relationship Managers provide you with long term free and impartial support. As part of their support they can undertake analysis to diagnose key areas of business improvement, helping you to unlock potential in your business operations.
The Growth Champions are a network of consultants, all experts in their respected fields. The network can provide specialist support for businesses to unlock further growth. Coast to Capital are able to fully fund a day of specialist support from this Network.
GROWTHmapper Diagnostics & DNAsix
The Growth Relationship Managers can provide comprehensive business diagnostics through GROWTHmapper 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.
Contact the Growth Hub
The Growth Hub website is regularly maintained with links to partner support and government information. Keep up to date with the latest news, information and events on Twitter and subscribe to the newsletter. To speak to a Growth Relationship Manager, complete the Request Form online.
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The Growth Hub has various funded business support initiatives, such as offering a full day of specialist consultancy who can deliver solution based advice to break a barrier to growth.
The Department of International Trade offers Sector specific trade advice, get in touch today to talk to a specialist.
Additionally, over the years the Growth Hub has developed a diverse network of Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing specialists in both the public and private sector who we refer businesses to.
SECTOR FOCUS SUPPORT
As well as all that the Growth Hub service offers, popular sources of funding and support for this sector include:
ICAEW Business Advice Service - The ICAEW Business Advice Service (BAS) provides professional advice for owner-run businesses, startups and SMEs. They enable businesses to receive an initial consultation at no charge from an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.
FINPOINT - The Finpoint / Coast to Capital Business Finder is an innovation online platform that empowers SMEs to get in front of hundreds of banks, alternative finance lenders and equity investors with just one simple online application.
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