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08 January 2020

1-2-1 Business Growth Support

1-2-1 Business Growth Support

Dorset Gateway is launching a fully funded series of 1-2-1 business support sessions (approx. 2 hours).

Delivered by Empiric Partners LLP's expert Growth Advisers, this is a fantastic opportunity to access external, professional advice, focused entirely on your business. Dorset Gateway is also keen to gather intelligence from key local businesses on sector specific barriers to growth, including concerns relating to the UK's exit from the EU.

Qualifying businesses taking up the free support will benefit from:

  • Evaluation of your business strategy and input from an external growth expert
  • Business health-check
  • Risk assessment including EU exit
  • Expert advice on investment funding & finance
  • Advice on grants and R&D Tax
  • Signposting of further assistance and resources 


  • Typically, available to the MD/CEO 
  • Turnover of £500k+
  • Trading for minimum of 1 Year
  • Forecasting 10%+ growth and/or can demonstrate clear growth potential
  • Based in Dorset

How to Apply:

Applications must be made to by 4th March 2020. We are funding 25 business initially and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and in accordance with the eligibility criteria above.

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