Growing Your Business

Finding the right information is a crucial part of starting up, and running a business.  

Busy business owners and managers often do not have the time to navigate the business support available, or find the right person to contact about legislative matters affecting their business.

That’s where we come in!

Sefton Growth Hub is part of Sefton Council’s InvestSefton service, the Growth Hub provides a single point of contact for any business, any size and any sector from Sefton.

We simplify the business support landscape and save you time and effort.  We provide free impartial information.  We can help you find new premises, take on staff, access finance, access subsidised commercial support and find out about exciting networks and events that are happening which you may find interesting.

No query is too small, if you just need a contact number or fancy a chat about a business idea give us a call.

The Business Growth Programme is delivered by a small and friendly team of business advisers who offer 1:1 to support to help you develop your business.

We carry out a detailed diagnostic (which is FREE) and provide an easy to understand action plan for you to keep.  This action plan will help you strategically think and identify areas within your business that you could change to help stimulate growth.

Many areas are covered which include;

  • business planning
  • financial planning
  • investment readiness
  • access to finance
  • exporting
  • HR
  • sales and marketing
  • tendering for work / finding opportunities
  • supply chain development
  • workforce development
  • cost reduction
  • and many more

InvestSefton also run a number of events and networks-

Sefton Economic Forum is the premier business-to-business event in the Sefton business calendar

Professional Sefton Network for architects, accountants, solicitors and commercial agents

Export Sefton for exporters, or businesses new to exporting

We also run ad hoc events on topical subjects, such as digital marketing and exporting.