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Growth Works is a consortium of partners set up by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority and Business Board

A consortium of partners

Growth Works is a transformational business growth initiative that has been set up by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority and Business Board to support the delivery of more jobs through business growth in the region.

About the Combined Authority

Led by the Mayor, the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority work in partnership with representatives from the six district councils, the Business Board and other local partners to deliver our strategic projects.

The Business Board is the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough region and is made up of local business leaders and elected local leaders who are passionate about supporting businesses.

Our dedicated teams

The Growth Works programme comprises of four dedicated teams offering fully funded business support:

Growth Coaching

Strategic growth support and investment opportunities for growth ambitious and fast growing businesses in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough who would like to accelerate their success.

This includes regular 1-to-1 support, expert-led workshops and courses, grant funding and access to an exclusive high growth community of experts, investors and business leaders at a similar stage of development.

Growth Works with Skills

Supporting businesses to take a people-first approach to their business growth, including training and funding for skills development, apprenticeships across all levels of seniority, and recruitment through our talent portal.

The team also support career aspirations of young people in schools and colleges, facilitating businesses to take a proactive approach to inspiring our future workforce.

Inward Investment

Focused on attracting and supporting the most exciting businesses from abroad and other parts of the UK to establish and grow within Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. They also provide early stage advice and guidance: from understanding the market opportunity through to providing operational support to get the business up and running.

Equity Finance

Investing in the most promising businesses in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough through private equity investment to support significant acceleration of business growth and job creation within the region.

Trust us with your growth.

Our team knows first-hand the challenges of achieving and sustaining high growth, we’ve been there and done it for ourselves.

We’ve also learned from each of the 23,000 businesses who have trusted us with their innovative startups, scaleups and high growth brands. And we bring this learning back into all that we do.

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