sessions that will focus on developing and honing leadership and business management skills. These sessions will cover a wide range of topics, that could include sales, marketing, human resources and operational efficiency. The programme is designed to help you

learn how to take a step back and look at your business from different angles. This will provide you with new insights into the challenges your business faces and allow you to see how other organisations are overcoming similar hurdles. You will learn new ways of working to better

lead yourself and your team, and develop an action plan to address the most urgent and important issues facing your business. It also gives you an invaluable opportunity

to connect with like-minded people who can be a source of motivation, support and guidance. In addition to this, once you have completed

the programme you will receive ongoing support, as well as access to a network of fellow Growth Curve alumni. Businesses are scaling up across the area and

the opportunity to share experiences shouldn’t be overlooked. T is month, T e ScaleUp Report will be published. T is report is designed to help businesses like yours take stock of the current situation, see where you are, get an idea of the economic health of the region, and understand the common barriers to growth. Make sure to take a look at the report to get a better understanding of your business landscape. You never know what you might learn! Finally, as part of Growth Curve, you will also be notified of

future grant funding that you may be eligible for, such as Recovery and Resilience Grants and Additional Restrictions Grants . Growth Curve is run by SEMLEP’s Growth Hub, in partnership

with the University of Bedfordshire, Cranfield University and the University of Northampton, and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In order to be eligible to apply to join the Growth Curve

programme, your company must be an SME (maximum turnover of €50m or annual balance sheet of €43m) based in the South East Midlands, have between three and 250 employees, and prior to the pandemic have had annual turnover of £200,000, and been experiencing or projecting high growth for two to three years.

For more information, and to see if your company is eligible, visit the SEMLEP Growth Hub website



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