Business Advisory Support

The Growth Hub acts as a ‘gateway’ so that your business can access support when you need it the most and within the shortest timeframe.  Our team of specialists offer guidance in the fields of business development and industry support, including innovation, trade and exporting, accessing finance or training.

We are here to guide you through the best and most suitable business support available to you in these unprecedented times and how to access it. The Government update this site frequently and we can help you navigate, who is eligible and how to apply.

We have a new service for if your business looking to re-establish. Re-Start to Growth
We understand that many businesses are facing difficulties following the impact of Coronavirus,  and need expert advice and support – and have responded with a free initiative for South Yorkshire Businesses who would benefit from the help of an experienced business specialist who can support you in getting your business back on track.

Please get in touch with us directly by email: growthhub@sheffieldcityregion.org.uk

ACAS
Offer advice for employers and employees on workplace rights, rules and best practice including redundancy.Visit the website here. For example: Working safely and social distancing, Vulnerable people and those at high risk, Self-isolation and sick pay, Furlough and if a workplace has to close, if an employee needs time off work to look after someone or If someone has Coronavirus symptoms at work.

Business Debtline

Business Debtline has useful for the self employed and small businesses in times of need to recover debt, the site offers. Advice and information on debt, finance and pensions.

We are working closely with many other regional organisations, for example the Chambers of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses, Make UK and the Local Resilience Forum to ensure that South Yorkshire feel supported.

Please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus for all the information the Government offer on finding help if you’re struggling because of Coronavirus – paying bills, being out of work, or taking care of your mental health.

The National Business Support Helpline can be contacted on 0800 998 1098. The Business Support Helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. A textphone service is available on 0208 742 8620