Scale up your business to the next level

Do you want to create a sustainable business growth strategy?

The Growth Hub scale up programmes are offering business support for businesses in the region. We are at the centre of scale up support, helping businesses with the opportunity to move their business forward.

If you are an ambitious business, with a desire to grow, participating in a scale up programme will really help you to flourish!

There are a range of scale up programmes available:

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK National Growth Programme

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme was launched in 2010, to help address the support gap for small enterprises, helping them with business support to grow their business. The programme is designed by leading experts and is supported by the Aston Centre for Growth at Aston University.

Aston Programme for Small Business Growth

The Aston Programme for Small Business runs approximately every six months from January 2017 until 2019. The six-month programme provides practical workshops taught by experts in SME leadership and management, and one-to-one support from an experienced business mentor.

PwC Scale | Midlands Programme

PwC is launching its second scale up programme starting October 2018. The 10 week programme in Birmingham will support enterprise scale-ups in the region through events, group masterclasses, individual support, coaching and additional business support.

ELITE London Stock Exchange programme

ELITE is London Stock Exchange Group’s international business support and capital raising programme for ambitious companies to scale up and become more competitive in the global marketplace. Entrepreneurs and managers can gain support and expert advice to help access a range of funding options.

The Growth Hub has a range of business support programmes, helping businesses in the region scale up. Watch our case study with DMN Logistics and find out what support was given:

Find out more about information about scaling up your business:

Dream bigger: The scale-up moment

Smith & Williamson surveyed 1,000 businesses for their Dream Bigger Insights Report, showing the key ways Scale-up businesses grow compared to standard SMEs.

Scal-up diagnostic tool

Assess your growth ambitions and readiness with the Scale-up diagnostic tool from Smith & Williamson. The tool is especially designed for founders, CEOs and management teams of businesses experiencing rapid growth and expansion.

Fill in the form below and get in touch with one of our expert advisers:

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Upcoming Scale up workshops

The Growth Hub is offering a fantastic opportunity for businesses to participate in a workshop and follow up clinic session with one of its strategic partners – the Centre for Growth at Aston Business School.

The first part of the programme will consist of the Scale Up Workshop. Guided by experts from Aston Business School, this workshop will help you develop a strategic path for increasing revenues and plan the future growth of your business.

The follow up clinic will occur a couple of months later and will be a chance to review the impact of your business growth strategy in the running of your business, and look cutting costs. There is an opportunity to discuss your business growth opportunities and challenges directly with Aston Business School’s small business experts. If you are interested in participating, please fill in the form on the left and one of our Growth Hub advisors will be in touch.

Hollywood Monster


The Growth Hub has helped a wide variety of businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull region through business support, funding and advice. Read how the Growth Hub has helped Hollywood Monster, a signage and graphics company based in Tyseley, Birmingham grow as a business.

"One word to describe the Growth Hub - Fantastic"