NOTE: During the current coronavirus pandemic, Boost has refocused all its efforts from growth support to business resilience support. Visit our #BoostYourRecovery for more information.
Through Boost, Lancashire businesses from start-ups to large companies can get access to a number of funded programmes in areas such as mentoring, scaling up, innovation, international trade, leadership development, and accessing finance.
We can also help businesses navigate the plethora of national business support programmes to find the support they need.
The Growth Hub also has a dedicated private sector network called Boost and Co, which includes some of the region’s best known private sector growth business support providers such as accountants, law firms and banks.
Founded in 2013, Boost has already helped over 6,000 business grow, creating over 2,500 jobs.
In December 2018, Boost secured £6m of new funding to run for a further three years from January 2019. The service is aiming to support a further 1,450 businesses in the county, creating 1,350 jobs and helping to establish 200 business startups across Lancashire.
We believe Lancashire is a brilliant place to do business. And through Boost, business leaders can get access to whatever support they need to turn their growth dreams into reality.
To start your growth conversation, call 0800 488 0057 or complete our quick enquiry form.
Boost has received £3.65m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for ERDF. Established by the European Union, ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.