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BEST Growth Hub


The Best Growth Hub is a gateway to a range of subsidised advice, events, business services, programmes, funding, finance, and case studies.  Our evolving portfolio of services is accessed by thousands of SME’s per year. 

 It Is incredibly rewarding to help businesses to know their opportunities in how they can support with apprenticeships, training and upskilling schemes.  Knowledge is power. (Business Navigator Team).  

The Business Essex Southend & Thurrock (BEST) Growth Hub forms part of the South East Business Hub, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s overarching business support programme, which also supports local hubs in East Sussex, Kent and Medway. We help new and existing businesses find the most suitable type of business support available in their area.

What We Do


“Working with the BEST Growth Hub has been a positive experience. The whole process was made easy with the help and guidance of everyone involved. We would have absolutely no hesitation in contacting Jacqui and the Growth hub for any future projects.”

Phillip Hall  

Director Hall Brothes of Colchester

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