Help to Grow: Digital

Free digital technology support to boost your growth, and 50% off the costs of buying digital tech. Businesses with 1+ employees eligible.

All businesses can benefit from the free online support on this new platform

Businesses can access free, impartial online support that will help them utilise digital technology to boost their performance and growth.

Eligible businesses can also claim a financial discount covering 50% of the costs of approved digital technology up to a maximum of £5,000. ​

NEW eligiblity criteria: Businesses with 1+ employees are now eligible

Many businesses have had to diversify and adapt how they do business during the pandemic in order to survive. Help to Grow: Digital will help businesses build on these new ways of working.

The support businesses will receive through Help to Grow: Digital will also help them to plan for the future, ensure they are being innovative in how they do business, and give them the best chance to compete and grow.

The financial discount is available for software that helps businesses:​

  • build customer relationships and increase sales​ (CRM software)
  • manage their accounts and finances digitally (Digital Accounting software)
  • ramp up their sales and tap into new markets (eCommerce software)

The financial discount is available to eligible UK businesses under the following criteria:

  • Based in the United Kingdom, registered with Companies House or a registered society on the Financial Conduct Authorities Mutuals Register
  • From any business sector, employing between 1 and 249 people
  • Actively trading for over 12 months, and have an incorporation date of, at least, 365 days prior to application
  • Are purchasing the approved software for the first time

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Contact Buckinghamshire Business First if you need more guidance

If you want to learn more about Help to Grow, or other support available to help you grow your business, contact our Growth Team: call 01494 927130 or email