Work with a sector specialist to develop your personalised productivity strategy.
Here to help make your manufacturing business better
With fully-funded tailored support, an online network and dedicated resources.
Updated: 13.03.19. Total figures include results & projections of the GC Business Growth Hub's manufacturing service and Manufacturing Growth Fund programme.
Theme: Open New Markets & Export Operational Efficiency
Take Off for New MarketsThis workshop has been exclusively designed to meet the needs of SME manufacturers seeking to grow by expanding into new markets.
Date: 4th July 2019
Location: Everglades Park Hotel, Derby Road, Widnes WA8 3UJ
Time: 8:00am - 11:00am
Theme: Operational Efficiency
Get Lean / Get Fit for BusinessLean concepts are powerful tools for increasing productivity and enabling your business to reach its growth and profit potential. However, the challenge is to adapt these powerful techniques so they are relevant to the challenges of a small and medium sized enterprise.
Date: 19th July 2019
Location: Pilkington UK, Greengate works, Sherdley Road, St. Helens, Merseyside. WA9 5DZ
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Our team of business advisors are passionate about growing manufacturing businesses. Each has over a decade’s experience either in industry or supporting growth in the sector. Dependent upon your subsector or particular needs, you’ll be matched with the most appropriate advisor, who’ll help you to identify the most effective route to increased productivity.
Meet the team and see what expertise we can bring to your operation.
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Use fresh thinking to reach new markets
Are you fighting to keep up with your competitors? Looking for the next step to retain a market leading position?
We can help you identify opportunities, evaluate your ideas and connect you with the right contacts and resources, guiding you through the process of challenging the status quo.Click for further details
Understanding your financial needs
Are you looking to expand your business but know you can only do so with additional financial support? Do you need help to understand how best to approach funders and the type of questions they might ask?
We help SMEs whether they are seeking finance for the first time, have been declined by a lender and/or are looking for additional sources of funding.Click for further details
Be the best you can be
Are you a business leader who wants to develop a culture that will drive sustainable success and develop a blueprint for where you want to be and how you’re going to get there?
Our experienced advisors, people who have managed their own companies and understand the day-to-day pressures of being a leader. We can match you with a business mentor who’ll work with you on a one-to-one basis to help set up new goals, act as a sounding board, and prepare you for change management.Click for further details