Smarter Society and London Borough of Hounslow partner for an exciting business support scheme.

At Smarter Society, we are proud to be working with London Borough of Hounslow to deliver the Innovate and Grow scheme in 2022 as part of the ARG funding.

The Innovate and Grow program provides an opportunity for small, medium sized businesses in the Hounslow borough to receive expert 1-2-1 mentoring and specialised workshops and grants up to £5000 to help assist businesses navigate the changes in the business environment at the start of 2022.

The grant scheme, managed by Smarter Society will help businesses in Hounslow receive extra financial support to kickstart their businesses growth in 2022, and to support making a difference to investment in the Borough.

As well as managing the grant scheme, we are also providing expert 1-2-1 mentoring, which is aimed to help businesses grow in the current business climate that we all face during and post Covid. There are several different mentoring schemes to choose from, delivered by our expert team of business mentors.

  • Launching BAME entrepreneurs from ideas to businesses
  • Building up and developing Youth Entrepreneurs
  • Digital upskilling for SMEs
  • Strategic business mentoring delivered via the GrowthMapper system for SMEs

Along side the mentoring sessions there will also be a selection of focused workshops that businesses and individuals in Hounslow can participate in.  All the workshops are delivered by our highly skilled business leader mentors, with lots of experience around the various topics and delivering workshops. These will include:

  • BAME entrepreneurial skills and business techniques
  • Youth Entrepreneurial skills development
  • Digital Upskilling for SMEs

These are fantastic opportunities for businesses in Hounslow to get grants, upskilled and business support from our highly trained team of professionals whose sole purpose is to help and support organisations in the London borough of Hounslow.

The Innovate and Grow program launches on 6th January, places are free but limited and you can sign up here and get further information on our website.

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