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Ergo Centre

Bridgehead Business Park

Meadow Road, Hessle


HU13 0GD

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A free 2 day interactive workshop for businesses 6 months or older looking to raise finance for their business.

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Do you wish you had a better grasp of your business finances or need help to develop a plan to access appropriate finance to grow your business?

As we continue to recover from the pandemic, now is an ideal time to take stock and plan more effectively for future growth.

Access to appropriate finance and sound financial management is critical to business success. This two day interactive workshop, delivered by our specialist financial business advisors will provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to build a custom plan for investment and allow you to more effectively manage financial aspects of your business.

Delivery will incorporate all the key elements of business finance from interpretation of your financial reports, forecasting, investment returns to how to access funding, including exploring the many grant options. Fuller details of the four modules are detailed below.

Our advisors are not only experts in their field, but they have developed a strong network and understanding of funding options, particularly at a local level.

We know that finance can be a dry subject for many, but we’ll keep the workshop interesting and highly relevant to your business. We will incorporate smaller breakout groups to delve deeper when appropriate.

In order to maximise the benefits of the workshop, attendees are requested to commit to attending all four sessions over two consecutive days, after which you will have the tools and knowledge to assess your business and build a custom plan for investment.

Over the two days we will cover the following areas:

• Is your business ready for investment now?

o Why review your business

o How is the investment decision made

o What aspects of the business should you review

o Introduction to finances

• Financial Forecasting and Ratios

o Importance of Cash

o Understanding your key financial statements

o Is the business profitable?

o Critical MI for the management of your business

• Getting your business ready for investment

o External Finance for your business

o Setting Vision and goals and how to achieve them

o Importance of Financial forecasts and future plans

o Assessing the risk

• Applying for funding

o Understanding your options

o Blending finance

o Applying for grants and funding

The workshop is free of charge, refreshments and lunch will be provided each day.

If you have any questions, please get in touch by emailing

Similarly, if you are unable to attend but would like to attend this workshop at a later date or you wish to access advisor support on a one to one basis, please email

We are here to help you grow your business – that’s not only our job, it’s our passion.

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Bridgehead Business Park

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HU13 0GD

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Organiser HEY Business Growth Hub - #GrowMySME

Organiser of Financing Your Business To Grow

The HEY Growth Hub's #GrowMySME Programme is a business support package aimed at growing Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the Humber Region. Funded by the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Growth Hub has supported over 10,000 businesses since its launch in April 2014. 

#GrowMySME is delivered as part of the Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Growth Hub in partnership with Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP*), Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council, North Lincolnshire Council, and E-Factor Group Ltd.

More information about the #GrowMySME Programme can be found on the programme's website:

* Formerly Humber LEP

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