Funded Support For High Growth Businesses In Dorset

Posted 14/06/2012

Starting a High Growth Business

I am delighted to inform you of a new publicly funded business programme forDorsetto support new business start ups that have high growth potential. Given that your businesses may well be engaging and working with new businesses, we thought this may be of value to you and new businesses you may be working with.

WSX Enterprise has secured European funding to deliver a 2 day training programme in Dorset targeted at new start-up businesses that have the ambition and capability for rapid growth and have the potential to contribute even more to the economy and employment opportunities in Dorset. WSX Enterprise exists to help businesses start, grow and succeed and operates on a not for profit basis.

Starting a High Growth Business will support people setting up new businesses that have the aspiration to grow in to a substantial business within three years can attend to attend a two day training course tailored specifically to the needs of a fast growing start-up business AT NO COST.

The course will cover the key issues around starting a business that is serious about growth including:

  •        The fundamentals of running a business and business planning
  •        Understanding growth businesses and growth markets
  •        Marketing for growth

The course will also have input from 2 industry experts in the areas of:

  • Finance for high growth businesses
  • Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights

We are now recruiting start-up businesses for our first workshop which will run in July. 

If you know of any businesses that would benefit from this new programme then please do refer them to our High Growth specialist Liz Wrighton 01202 607532 liz.wright@wsxenterprise.co.uk. You will also find information by clicking on this link Starting a High Growth Business

There are eligibility criteria attached to the programme but essentially we are seeking businesses with aspiration and potential to grow – this is the key factor. If you are uncertain about eligibility, please do refer them as we can assess eligibility and it’s highly likely we will have other programmes that can support them.

It’s great news for Dorset that we have been able to secure this funding to help new businesses in Dorset start and succeed – so please do feel free to forward this e-mail to other businesses or organisations that will find this of benefit.

Many thanks and best wishes

Ian Girling

Please look here for more information on Starting and Coaching a High Growth Business in the South West.