The Solent LEP Growth Hub supports all businesses throughout the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) region. Offering relevant, trustworthy advice and signposting to businesses. The Solent LEP Growth Hub is a FREE business support service operating a concierge service that can equip you with the tools and techniques to grow your business.
Our team of expert Business Advisers understand the complex opportunities faced by you whether you are a Start Up, Established SME or Large business. We have created a vast range of relationships and networks that can connect you both locally and nationally, enabling you to unlock your businesses potential.
As a Solent LEP Growth Hub client you can access support to; Finance and Funding, Sales and Marketing, Export, Research and Innovation and much more.
The Solent is anchored around the Isle of Wight, the two cities of Portsmouth and Southampton, the New Forest, the M27 corridor and the Solent waterway. Representing a coastal economic area of approximately 600 square miles, it contains the New Forest National Park, is bordered by the South Downs National Park, and has a natural geography comprising three islands and two peninsulas with renowned heritage, countryside and coastline.
The Solent LEP Growth Hub is part of the national network of growth hubs. The network of 38 Growth Hubs are local public/private sector partnerships designed to join up national and local business support so it is easy for businesses to find the help they need.
Alongside our own Business Support Hub, there is also the Governments Business Support which our advisers use when searching for support for your business. The Business Support Helpline offer advice about starting up a business and can direct your business to more support.