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Help to Grow

Two UK government backed programmes designed to help you learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits.

Help to Grow: Management

A 12 week-programme delivered by leading business schools across the UK and accredited by the Small Business Charter. The programme combines a practical curriculum, with 1:1 support from a business mentor, peer-learning sessions and an alumni network.

UK businesses from any sector that have been operating for more than 1 year, with between 5 to 249 employees are eligible.

Sign up for Help to Grow Management HERE

Help to Grow: Digital

Help to Grow: Digital is a government backed, UK-wide scheme that supports eligible SMEs to choose, buy and integrate software into their business.

Through the scheme you can access:

  • Funding to help buy new software. Receive a discount of up to 50% or £5,000 (excluding VAT) towards the cost of buying one approved  software in the Help to Grow: Digital scheme.
  • Free, impartial advice and guidance. Learn more about how the software in this scheme can help your business, discover the free eLearning modules and find your software solution.

To qualify for the financial discount through Help to Grow: Digital, businesses can be from any business sector, but must meet all 4 of the following criteria:

  • be a business based in the United Kingdom registered with Companies House or be a registered society on the Financial Conduct Authorities Mutuals Register
  • have at least 1 employee who is not an owner, up to a maximum of 249 employees
  • have been actively trading for over 12 months, and have an incorporation date of at least 365 days prior to application
  • be purchasing the approved software for the first time

Eligible businesses will receive one financial discount towards the purchase of one approved software product up to a maximum of £5,000 (not including VAT) in eCommerce, Customer Relationship Management and Digital Accounting software product categories.

The financial discount covers 12 months' worth of approved software product core costs, exclusive of VAT.

The approved technology suppliers are listed on the Help to Grow: Digital website