Business Ready is an innovative business readiness support package primarily for tech-based SMEs with the characteristics and ambition for growth. It assists those with potential and those failing to reach their potential to overcome barriers and grow their business to the next level. It supports tech based businesses and businesses that are innovation led and/or knowledge based and based in Coventry or Warwickshire.
Business owners and senior teams will work with our Growth Advisers and team of specialist mentors to work on one or more strategic areas of their business including:
Strategic and business project planning
Strategic Marketing including market assessment, competitor analysis and viability evaluation, through to planning marketing delivery through a variety of media
Access to finance with assistance in identifying funding routes and developing investment readiness.
Supporting companies in identifying the skills needs in their business along with recruitment and retention strategies
Help to connect companies to Universites and other providers to access related specialist knowledge resources and expertise
Workshops and skills development for business managers in business critical disciplines
An Incubation Service for early launch stage/start-up companies
Business Ready is part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Support Programme and is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Warwickshire County Council and the University of Warwick Science Park.
There is no financial investment required to obtain support from the Business Ready Programme, but you will need to spend time to work on your business development.
Eligibility criteria apply. See Contact Page for eligibility criteria.