The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) provides free advice and support to manufacturing SMEs to help:
- Identify opportunities and create plans for growth and improvement
- Work with the best external experts to implement those plans x cover up to 35% of the cost of implementing the plans through a growth/improvement grant
- Connect to wider support to maximise opportunities for growth
What the MGP means for manufacturing SMEs
If you are an SME manufacturer, the Manufacturing Growth programme provides many advantages for you, including:
- An independent business review to identify opportunities for business improvement and growth
- A detailed action plan guiding you through the process of improving your business
- Access to matched industry experts to provide consultancy and/or coaching tailored to your needs
- Access to grants to co-fund your growth/improvement project
How you can benefit
By joining the Manufacturing Support Programme, you can benefit from:
- Insight into the risks/issues and opportunities for your business, helping you better plan for the future
- Understanding of what needs to be done to make improvements
- Work with new expertise to make bring about real development
- Reduced cost, helping you make the changes you need sooner
How do you get involved?
If you are a manufacturing SME interested in growing and meet the eligibility rules (contact us to receive full details) get in contact with us now for a free, no-obligation Manufacturing Review and Action Scoping Session. You will then be guided through the rest of the process by a dedicated Manufacturing Growth Manager.
IQ4 Business are a team of business growth experts offering award-winning coaching in the South East. The clients of IQ4 Business have won Best Client Results award in the South East and Best Retailer in Europe. IQ4 Business’ mission is to help 100 business owners every year to build successful businesses that increase employment and financial success. IQ4 Business provide award-winning business coaching, training and mentoring to Business Owners who want to increase profit, develop a high performing team and build a business less reliant on them.
"Sign 2000 won the Best Company in the UK Award, beating 100’s of entrants. Within 3 years the company doubled it’s turnover and increased their operating profit by 2500% This turnaround and putting in place the right structure and systems helped the company sell for a good multiple in 2017. ”
"We are seeing great results in many areas of the company. The knowledge and skills from the IQ 4 Business team have helped us to transform the way, as Directors, we plan and implement new ideas into the company. All our staff have taken the approach on board and are already reaping the rewards of change – there is certainly a buzz in the air as a result!"
Nick – Electrical Engineering
More info about the MGP here: https://actioncoach.co.uk/coaches/iq4business/news/2019/06/03/manufacturing-grant/
R &D Tax Credits
Many accountants are not up to date with what you can claim for.
More about the R&D Tax Credits here (Risk free application, no cost incurred to apply and all the complex paperwork done for you!)
What’s The Next Step?
If you would like to arrange a 20 minute call to find out more about how the MGP could benefit your business (see attached pdf for full range of options) - or find out more about how the R &D Tax Credits could refund investments you have made - then let's get a call booked in.