Fantastic New Training Opportunities Available for Chamber Members

The government-backed Help to Grow: Management course will open the door to growth for thousands of business leaders.

Delivered by leading UK business schools accredited to the Small Business Charter, Help To Grow: Management includes 50 hours of in depth training, 1:1 business mentoring, and the opportunity to grow your business, fast.

The 12-week programme is 90% subsidised by the government and costs just £750. You can take part around your existing work commitments and access learning through a blend of online and face-to-face sessions.

Aimed at senior leaders in small and medium businesses, the course covers strategies for growth and innovation, leading high-performance teams and digital adoption, as well as financial management and responsible business practices. You will hear from inspirational business leaders and learn alongside local peers, with access to a national alumni network.

Dunbartonshire Chamber member, Firestarter Business Solutions has recognised the importance of this National Business Growth initiative and is actively supporting and promoting the programme across business leaders and owners in its network.

Firestarter Managing Director, Chris O’Riordan said:

“The Help to Grow Management course gives entrepreneurs and business leaders the chance to access the very best advice on how to innovate, reach new customers and boost profits, something we are passionate about at Firestarter and are really pleased to support.”

By the end of the programme you will develop a tailored business growth plan to increase productivity and grow your revenue, and help take your business to the next level.

To find out more and step through the door to growth today, sign up to a course near you at

Alternatively, if you would like to discuss the Help to Grow programme in more detail on a 1:1 basis, please contact [email protected] 

Help to Grow: Management Course 
Sign up to the Help to Grow: Management Course and get 1:1 support from a business mentor and access to an alumni network. Delivered in partnership with Small Business Charter, courses are running at leading business schools across the UK.​

Help to Grow: Digital
You’ll be able to access free, impartial online support about how digital technology can boost your business’s performance. If your business is eligible, you will also be able to access a discount of up to 50% towards the costs of buying approved software, worth up to £5,000.


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