Help To Grow with UWS: Chamber Endorses Growth Management programme for SMEs with Cohort 2 starting Jan 2023.

Date Posted: 26 Aug, 2022

The team at Renfrewshire Chamber are encouraging ambitious SMEs to sign up with UWS for their fully funded management programme: Help To Grow. The programme has been designed to support small and medium-sized enterprises’ post-Covid recovery efforts and the second cohort will start in January 2023.

The government-backed, fully funded Help to Grow programme will be delivered by academics from the School of Business and Creative Industries at UWS – one of only five business schools in Scotland to hold the Small Business Charter. The programme – worth £7,500 – is an innovative and accessible solution for SMEs looking to boost their performance, resilience, and long-term growth.

Chamber CEO Bob Grant said “Help to Grow with UWS is a brilliant opportunity for you to upskill and build foundations of your future business success. With industry experts from the UWS team delivering the 12-week programme places are filling up quickly and we would encourage all our members to explore this fully funded opportunity.”

About the Programme

To qualify businesses should:

  • Be a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) based in the UK.
  • Be registered as a Private Limited Company
  • Employ between 5 and 249 people
  • Have been operational for at least one year
  • Not be a charity

Participants should:

  • Be a chief executive, owner /founder or hold a senior management role.
  • Have at least one direct report
  • Commit to completing all sessions.

To register your initial interest and more information please contact the Chamber team on or the UWS team on

Alternatively, please call 0141 847 5450

Help to Grow with UWS – more information

Help to Grow – Boost your business’s performance, resilience and long-term growth

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