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Guildford Business Growth

Guildford Business Growth is a free-of-charge dedicated business advice service available to all businesses in the borough, no matter how small or large, whether existing or start up.


The service is delivered by the Enterprise M3 Growth Hub and UMi on behalf of Guildford Borough Council and includes web chat, telephone advice with business advisers, face-to-face one hour clinics with a business specialist and workshops dedicated to helping your business grow.

The Enterprise M3 Growth Hub has been developed by business, for business. It is a business-led Local Enterprise Partnership hub working with private and public sector partners to realise the full growth potential of the area.


To create sustainable impact and increase employment it is critical to support businesses to become more productive, profitable and grow over the longer term. 


UMi connects businesses with the right information, resources and expertise so they can get more of what they want - customers, talent, funding - and go further. ​


We are a wholly employee owned business and specialists in designing and delivering multi-faceted solutions to help individuals and businesses go further. We know that businesses are more than just bricks and mortar, or numbers on a spreadsheet.  They are living breathing things powered by people.

For over 12 years we have specialised in helping guide over 300,000 small and medium sized businesses. Our 125 strong team located across the UK get a buzz out of making a difference, not just through the businesses they help, but in the communities where they live and work. ​



Sign up to our UMi News and Inspiration emails that will land in your inbox at 7.30am Monday to Friday.


It contains a mix of the latest local and national business news with features to inspire you alongside resources to help your business go further.

Guildford Borough Council’s free business advice service delivered by Enterprise M3 Growth Hub and UMi, sponsored by Stevens & Bolton.

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