Peer Networks programme Gloucestershire is a new and unique approach to business support sees leaders grouped together to solve similar problems, or sector-specific challenges, without having to find, pay for, or rely on expensive consultants.
Build a network of useful contacts in your industry, get fresh perspectives on your issues, and dodge the challenges ahead by listening to the lessons learnt from your peers.
“One of the most helpful exercises I have been through as a business leader.” – Nick Eden, Chief Executive, CloudTamers. Read the case study here.
- Build your local industry network.
- Absorb lessons from other leaders.
- Get invaluable external perspectives.
- Make contacts, connections, and friends.
- Recover and rebuild from the last 18 months.
Every fortnight you’ll meet with business leaders in similar sectors and situations to you, in order to solve challenges together. Learn lessons directly from other entrepreneurs who have been-there-done that, without having to pay for expensive consultants.
Who is it for? Gloucestershire firms at least 1 year old, £100k pre-COVID turnover, 5+ FTE.
Where is it? For now all sessions will take place online. Hopefully we can meet in person soon.
How much does it cost? This programme is completely free, fully-funded by The Growth Hub.
How long does it last? You’ll meet every fortnight for twelve weeks, and you can access 1-2-1 support.
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Peer Networks is being delivered by The Growth Hub and GFirst LEP. The Growth Hub is a 37-strong national government-supported business growth programme designed to deliver help and guidance to local businesses. Gloucestershire’s Growth Hub is a network of centres, currently open in Gloucester, Cirencester, Tewkesbury, and Stroud. Cheltenham is open as an online-only service, and the Forest of Dean centre will open soon. Businesses can also use Growth Hub access points in every Gloucestershire County Council Library. GFirst LEP is the Local Enterprise Partnership for Gloucestershire, set up in 2011 by central government to drive economic growth in the region.