The Local Growth Hub service is funded by The Department for Business and Trade (DBT).
Let’s start your business growth journey together
If you’re looking for support and advice to help you grow your business in Liverpool City Region, the Local Growth Hub provides a single point of access to a wide range of local and national support and funding.
Here you can find information on programmes, funding and services for start-up and early-stage businesses, as well as high growth established businesses.
to see available funding and programmes
Here you can find a wealth of information on funding and support available for businesses in the Liverpool City Region including: business mentoring services, support on developing new products and to help up-skill your team.
high growth business looking for support
LCR High Growth Business Support is designed to support businesses in Liverpool City Region demonstrating high growth potential to innovate, adapt, and grow.
to access external funding for my business
The LCR Finance Hub is a free gateway for SMEs wishing to access external funding, with the aim of making the whole process less confusing.
Resources for your business
Exporting for Business
Growth Platform – Liverpool City Region Growth Company is here to help businesses in the region to start, grow and sustain. Export is a key component in many businesses’ growth journey which we is why we have gathered these resources to assist you.
Start Up Support
Starting a business can be an exciting time, but getting the right guidance and support along your journey can make the difference when it comes to start up success.
Net Zero Hub
Growth Platform are committed to supporting businesses within Liverpool City Region to adapt business processes and ways of working to protect the future of our planet and bring around opportunities to grow, in a greener and more efficient way.
Good Mental Health in the Workplace
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram is working with Growth Platform and other partners to encourage everyone in the City Region to recognise that mental health at work is a big issue, and that we all need to do more to address it. We have gathered some resources to help with this, and links to further information.
Programmes and Funding for your business
Here you can access a range of programmes, funding and services to support your business growth:
Flexible Growth Fund
The £20m Flexible Growth Fund is designed to enable new economic growth in the Liverpool City Region by removing barriers to investment for ambitious businesses.
Business scale-up programme for digital, creative, tech and tech enabled businesses in Liverpool City Region