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Ambitions For Business Growth Evident As Specialist Growth Service Reaches Impressive Milestone

Spring may only just have sprung, but 2016 is already flourishing for GetSet for Growth, a fully funded specialist service that has seen over 1,000 businesses enrol into its programme since launching in Autumn 2015.

Offering finance, business planning and marketing workshops, along with expert 1:1 advice, GetSet supports businesses across the country helping them to overcome the barriers that hamper their growth.

With offices in the East of England, South West, West of England, West Midlands and the Solent area, GetSet had already supported well over 1,000 businesses through its preceding contracts in Cornwall and Bournemouth and through its current J.P. Morgan funded contract in East London.

Having gone from strength to strength, the team is delighted to have doubled this figure in just 7 months of delivering the new service.

GetSet for Growth Solent client, Fiona Moir who’s been working with the team said:

“I came across GetSet for Growth purely by chance and am so glad I did. For anyone serious about growing their business, I would highly recommend accessing the support of the GetSet for Growth team.”

Thanks to the Regional Growth Fund, GetSet offers free specialist marketing, growth strategy and financial guidance to ambitious businesses with the potential to grow. It focuses on helping businesses overcome the two biggest barriers to growth – access to customers and access to finance.

Business owners can speak with an advisor and attend free workshops, and selected businesses will be invited to receive tailored 1:1 advice and coaching to support them to achieve their growth goals.

GetSet plays an active role in helping businesses to access funding for growth too, with an impressive 98% success rate in helping clients secure finance; totalling over £5.5 million nationally to date.

GetSet’s National Operations Director, Lucy Carmichael says

“This is a fantastic achievement for GetSet for Growth! Our teams are working hard to support businesses through our unique programme that has proven its impact over the last 7 months. Helping more than 1,000 UK businesses is an excellent milestone to have reached already and we are looking forward to helping many more ambitious businesses in the near future.”

Business owners who would like to apply for this fully funded support can register at or can call 0800 587 7707.


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