The initial contact point for start-up support in Rugby is the Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub. The Growth Hub can refer you to a support provider who is best placed to help you develop your business idea.

Business start-up support is free to eligible candidates and available to anyone not in full time education. You will be allocated a mentor who will guide you in the following areas:

  • market research
  • marketing and promotion
  • legal issues
  • creating a personal survival budget
  • sales and cash flow forecasting
  • business planning

You can access support pre-start and throughout your first year of trading.

Find out more

Telephone the Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub team on 0300 060 3747 or email