Is your business more about perspiration than inspiration? Then give it a shot in the arm.

Every business needs a boost of inspiration once in a while to stay ahead of the game and there’s none better than the Growth Hub to improve your prospects. It’s what we do best – working with businesses to inspire and help them find the right solutions to develop and grow.

Sometimes you’re bursting with ideas on how to take your business forward but at other times inspiration is at a low ebb. This could be due to day to day work pressures or simply because you don’t have the time and space to think. No business can afford to stand still, so if you think you’ve run out of steam, now’s the time to engage with people who can inspire you.

So you’ve come to the right place if you want to re-energise your business.

Call us on 0844 257 84 50




We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein.

One call to the Growth Hub could transform and re-energise your business, giving you the confidence to improve productivity and competitiveness and take it in new and more profitable directions.


You can start with attending one of our many events led by inspiring business speakers. Or take part in one of our workshops – the ideal opportunity to take a bit of time away from the business to discuss and share new ideas with specialist trainers, fellow participants and other business owners.

Better still, we can put you in touch with one of our specialist advisers to provide 1-2-1 expertise on a whole range of business matters, including business strategy, performance improvement and marketing. An outside perspective is sometimes all you need to bring some fresh thinking on ways to develop and grow your business.

Get the support you need

“The best thing about the Growth Hub’s start-up programme is the one to one support.  My adviser has been inspirational and has helped boost my confidence and provide reassurance that I was on the right track”. Becka Spence, Print & Pattern Upholstery.

There’s lots of ways the Growth Hub can inspire you and help you meet the challenges of running a successful business, often for free:

  • A Growth Hub adviser can help you review your goals and objectives and put together a personalised action plan and support package, drawing on Growth Hub and wider offers.
  • Our consultancy scheme offers a 40% grant of up to £4,000 towards working with, for example, a management consultant of your choice, or a specialist in areas such as market research, social media or branding and design.
  • Signing up for Cumbria Forum with Lancaster University will enable you to hone your leadership and management skills and build a support network with other businesses in the cohort.

Our advisers can help your business develop and grow. Are you benefiting from their expertise?

Make the most of the support we can offer to get your business working harder for you.

The Growth Hub plays a key role in bringing Cumbria’s businesses together and offers great range of workshops and networking opportunities to help you develop your business, learn new skills, and share ideas.

More widely we can link you into training opportunities for you and your staff in key areas such as digital marketing and e-commerce.

And our web portal offers access to a wealth of resources including podcasts, videos, training and events, and much more.

Find out more about our latest events.

Get in Touch

Make the most of the support we can offer to get your business working harder for you. Email or call us FREE on 0845 226 0040.