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The Humber has a collaborative attitude to doing business, with core organisations across the region forging together to help you make the right connections. Whether you have an investment enquiry, are a new or growing business, or perhaps interested in relocating – you’ll find strong support network here, committed to helping you realise your objectives. 

Who What they do Website & Contact information
Acorn Fund

Acorn Fund is a registered community development finance initiative formed to provide financial support for businesses who are unable to raise finance from traditional sources.
Business Hive

The Business Hive Club has a membership of over 200 businesses. Its members benefit from free business workshops, a monthly network meeting, invitations to business events, a host of resources and exclusive access to their members lounge and meeting rooms at the Business Hive building on Dudley Street, Grimsby.

The Centre for Digital Innovation in Hull helps tech companies grow and big businesses innovate, offering; co-working, tech incubation and corporate innovation.
CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

The CBI is the UK's premier business organisation, providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers.
CCF (Coastal Communities Fund)

The CCF provides support for coastal businesses and aims to encourage the economic development of UK coastal communities by awarding funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs.
DEFRA (The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Support for agricultural or rural businesses.
DIT (Department for International Trade)

DIT works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports.

e-factor is dedicated to supporting local businesses, large and small with quality, professional and meaningful advice and guidance. Whether it is around a specific issue such as HR or Finance, or more general such as business growth or marketing, their qualified and experienced Business Advisors are on hand to help.  E-factor also connects businesses with finance and funding opportunities.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council – Open4Business

Open4Business is a portal provided by East Riding of Yorkshire Council designed to help businesses locate up to date funding opportunities.
EEF – The Manufacturer’s Organisation

Industry body for engineering and manufacturing employers, offering support on employment law, employee relations, health and safety and skills.
Employer Connect

Funding 4 Growth; Seafox, Grimsby Institute Group and the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to provide businesses with access to funding and grants in Grimsby, Hull & The Humber.
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