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Meeting you where you are

Whether you’re a micro business, SME or VCSE, by landing here you’ve already taken your first steps to business growth – so stay a while and find out what Go4Growth can do for you. Our fully funded programme has no contractual obligation, no time commitment and has a number of entry pathways. It is designed by passionate small business owners who recognise the challenges businesses face when working with the public sector. Our programme is tailored to you which means that whatever your size, whatever your business and experience, we’ll meet you where you are now and help you build for the future.

Go4Growth’s Gap Analysis: helping you know what you don’t know

Starting the programme couldn’t be easier, we take you through your account set up, ask you a series of questions about your organisation – our gap analysis - and develop your personalised Go4Growth Action Plan. You’ll gain access to training events, webinars, pre-recorded tutorials and a host of information to support your organisation and help identify areas for development. Importantly, you’re free to utilise our members’ area, access content and training at your own pace. By building your skills and knowledge with us, you’ll become confident of your own credentials and ability to confidently apply for public sector opportunities.

Look how we have helped others

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust and Ignition Brewery: a client and provider perspective

Managing Director of Ignition Brewery, Nick O'Shea, explains how Go4Growth helped his business secure a bid to supply Lewisham Hospital with hospitality services, and Chris Wagner describes the benefits of working with Go4Growth from his perspective as Director of Procurement for the Trust.

20 June 2023

Calderdale Council: Working with Go4Growth

Deborah Gaunt, Corporate Procurement Officer at Calderdale Council talks about her experience working with Go4Growth and how engaging with small businesses and VCSEs is crucial to the local economy.

06 February 2023

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Events tailored to you

Virtual

Carbon Net Zero for Providers

06 June 2024, 10:00 AM

A practical overview of Carbon Net Zero (CNZ) for providers. Where do you start, what does it mean and what proportionate, relevant and impactful actions can you take as a business?

This webinar will provide a practical overview of Carbon Net Zero for providers whether you're supplying public or private sector clients as all commissioning organisations across all sectors focus more on environmental stewardship and reducing carbon.

Virtual

Procurement Act 2023

27 June 2024, 9:30 AM

As we prepare for the Act to come into force in October 2024, we reflect on updates from the Government on how we are preparing both procurement and providers for the new procurement environment.

We'll take a look at the knowledge drops and training so far for providers, reflecting on preparation for the new regulations. As we learn more about big changes such as the Central Digital System and the new notices required as well as how popular products such as Frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) change, we'll give practical guidance and updates on what to expect.

“I need help to get started” in the Community

Get started in the public sector here

We know it can be difficult to start out in a new sector but we’re here to help you every step of the way. You can take advantage of our experience, knowledge and all the resources available in the Go4Growth programme to help make the transition into public sector as easy as possible. Click above to join the Community now.

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