Boost your business through Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub
Boost is Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub. We have supported over 6,000 businesses and are ready to support your business too.

Boost has four core funded programmes covering start-up, high growth and mentoring and a dedicated service that helps businesses navigate the raft of public and private sector business support available on a local, regional and national level.

Boost is led by Lancashire County Council and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. If you’re looking for expert support to help you start, manage and grow your business, call our team today.

Recovery grants update / September 17 2020

As anticipated the demand for the recovery grants is extremely high and we have received over 1,000 Expressions of Interest.

We have now halted the Expression of Interest process. If you have completed an Expression of Interest, we will be in touch by mid-October.

If you have any enquiries, please email

Read the latest recovery grants news release here.

Kickstart Lancashire Tourism Grant

If you’re a tourism business based in Lancashire, you can apply for a cash grant of up to £3,000 to help your recovery.

Boost Your Recovery Grant

If you’re a general business based in Lancashire, you can apply for a cash grant of up to £3,000 to help your recovery.


17th September 2020 | News

Coronavirus recovery grant applications halted after huge surge in demand

More than 1,000 Lancashire businesses have expressed their interest in grants available through Boost to help them recover from the coronavirus crisis.

Boost briefing: Planning how your business is funded, now and for the future
15th September 2020 | Inspiration & Spotlight

Access to Finance: September funding and finance briefing

Access to finance specialist, Caroline Turley, briefly highlights what she considers business priorities should be over the next few months to make sure you have the funds to grow your business and keep on track with your business plans.

#AskForHelp takes Highly Commended award at Prolific North Awards
10th September 2020 | News

#AskForHelp takes Highly Commended award at Prolific North Awards

Lancashire County Council and Freshfield have been Highly Commended at this year’s Prolific North Awards for the marketing of Boost’s #AskForHelp campaign, which helped Lancashire business owners access crucial support during the coronavirus pandemic.

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