A key part of our support for businesses is helping them make practical changes to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency.
Kate Rumsey turned to BBF for help prioritising her time to take advantage of growing online sales & describes it as a "brilliant resource".
Needing help to expand his business, Dave Kirby joined the Growth Advice Service, calling it “the best investment of my time…possibly ever.”
Peter Butt joined the Growth Advice Service amid Covid uncertainty and left with the confidence to improve every area of his business.
Wanting to grow but not sure how to tackle it, Delilah Cosmetics turned to BBF and took advantage of our fully-funded Growth Advice Service.
A local company got fresh solutions to its business challenges thanks to the shared experience of fellow Peer Networks participants.
Different businesses, different sectors, different backgrounds. The same challenges & same desire to help each other. That's Peer Networks.
See what made Chiltern Rangers' MD John Shaw a "massive champion" of Peer Networks, calling it “a great addition to any leader’s toolkit”.
Fused4 experienced huge benefits from joining Peer Networks, including collaborating with local businesses and gaining new perspectives.
Two local business owners are collaborating after meeting at Buckinghamshire Business First’s virtual peer learning sessions in lockdown.
The creative company identified the growth opportunities and business networks it was seeking thanks to the Growth Programme Advice Service.
James Ross Consulting increased sales revenue, cut office overheads & developed a raft of new processes thanks to the Growth Advice Service.
Needing investment to fulfil its growth potential, the business was helped by the Growth Programme to secure £780,000 in equity finance.
Members of MD Ngage went on a two-day retreat with thought-provoking speeches, activities and discussions dedicated to growing a business.
Ashridge Group overcame doubts to hire apprentices and now have two loyal full-time team members who surpassed expectations in every way.
With a Restart Grant, The King's Head created a new income stream and kept residents' and key workers' thirsts quenched during lockdown.
After sales fell for the canine emporium during 2020, the grant helped them purchase a dog tag engraver to create a new revenue stream.
Adapting to the pandemic, the business converted part of its store into a teaching space and cheese workshop, with help from a BRIF grant.
Alpha Anodising has been operating in a COVID secure manner and has been able to continue to trade, ensuring that no redundancies
After a successful application for the Tourism and Hospitality Restart grant, Malt The Brewery used the funds to create a new product.
The grant was used to scale up the number of systems available to Viewpoint Videos and create a fleet of video systems.
A benefit of the Restart Grant was that it took the financial risk away at a time when the business wasn’t able to trade as normal.
Five on a Bike is a video production company based in Prestwood, Buckinghamshire.
When The Pilgrim was forced to close down its popular village pub in March 2020, no one could have known how long the pandemic would last.
Up until March 2020, concerts, festivals and mass gatherings were the main source of work for lighting and production company Siyan.
Jig Joinery design and manufacture timber joinery for residential homes, including windows, cabinets, staircases and fitted furniture.
The BBF Growth Programme guided Autocanteen from its early start-up days to the launch of its AI-powered self-checkout for catering firms.
Bluebell Label is a new fashion concept start-up enterprise conceived by Founder, CEO and Creative Director Joy Lorck-Schierning...
Thanks to VBAS, Orchard View Farm Owner Jim Mackellar stepped away from the day-to-day tasks and focused on business development.
A Low Carbon Workspaces grant helped Seymour Taylor forge a sustainable business that has a positive impact on the environment.
ANT Telecom has changed its approach to its workforce, customers, markets & technologies thanks to help from the Growth Advice programme,
The Chiltern Ice Cream Company purchased an electric Renault Kangoo with the aid of a Low Carbon Workspaces grant to use for distribution.
The last shop in Wigginton village shut its doors years ago, but thanks to local residents and a LEADER grant, a new shop is now thriving.
Chiltern Foods has opened a state-of-the-art facility thanks in part to a £50,000 SEMLEP Capital Grant delivered by the Growth team.
A small business received the support it needed in the shape of a £1,000 Growth Grant which enabled a new member of staff to join the team.
Haddenham Garden Centre has undertaken a long-awaited expansion thanks to a grant from the LEADER Programme.
A business’s luxury scarf range now benefits from a full e-commerce presence thanks to a new website part-funded by a £1,000 Growth Grant.
L & C Carpentry were in need of funding at short notice for a vital piece of equipment, and the Growth Programme delivered in record time!
Mediplus was formed 28 years ago by Bob Urie, a man with a desire to create a family legacy that will last for generations.
A clear vision, an innovative strategy and membership to Buckinghamshire Business First lead to rapid growth for Ignite Technology.
JUNE MEDICAL have had quite the positive experience with apprentices, showing that apprenticeships really are good for all.
A conversation with BBF's business support team led to one entrepreneur securing two years of mentoring and a raft of helpful guidance.
Buckinghamshire Business First members Snaffling Pig Co. stepped into the spotlight and received £70,000 of investment through Dragon’s Den.
Mark Walker invested in Buckinghamshire Business First and quickly set about taking advantage of the many benefits he gets as a result.
ARANZ Geo was formed in 2004 to market and develop the ground breaking 3D implicit modelling software Leapfrog...
Takeda’s broadening portfolio and strong UK growth meant it was in need of new headquarters befitting its status...
The kind of member we like the most is one who keeps coming back to engage with us - which is why we are so fond of Urban Front!
The FOUR Group and Epoq IT met at a Bucks Business First event and formed a business relationship that benefits them...