What is Elevate?

The Elevate programme is just one of a range of a comprehensive business support programmes offered by Worcestershire County Council for businesses at different stages of their development, from pre-starts to large established businesses.

Elevate is an exclusive and unique offer for successful applicants to gain high quality, specialist business support to help their business grow.

Is Elevate for your Business?

The programme is for established SME’s in Worcestershire who have been operating successfully for a minimum of 3 years, with 5+ employees and have an ambitious mindset for further growth.

Support is offered to support a wide range of business sectors*.

The online delivery of the support includes both group and 1:1 consultancy support including diagnostics with the ultimate aim of producing a detailed growth development plan on which to base their grant-funded project


If you have the commitment to drive your business forward then Elevate is the programme to support you to develop and implement your growth strategy.

We asked a recent cohort of businesses who completed their consultancy hours, what the programme has meant to them…..this is what they had to say

ELEVATE Business Growth

The Elevate Business Growth programme offers specialist business support to develop bespoke growth plans for ambitious SMEs.  On completion of support there is the opportunity to apply for grant funding to help implement future plans.

ELEVATE Manufacturing - Supply Chain

Fully subscribed

ELEVATE Manufacturing - Digital Tech & Automated Manufacturing

Fully subscribed

ELEVATE Creative Tech

Elevate Creative-Tech is aimed at established and ambitious SMEs within the Worcestershire creative tech sector, who seek to identify and overcome their barriers to business growth, developing and implementing an action plan through access to guidance and support on the path to future growth. 


Elevate programme case studies 

The Name Label Company


RS Hydro



What Elevate Can Offer

Elevate will support the development of a unique, tailored plan to stabilise, strengthen and scale your business. We recognise that different business sectors face different challenges and to ensure the support available is as valuable and appropriate as possible we will contract with sector experts to provide informed and bespoke advice and guidance. This may include:

Improving productivity

Re-Evaluating market position

Revisiting Financial Plans

Identifying priorities

Increasing efficiencies

Creating a growth culture

Improving processes

Developing the skills to continue growing

On completing the support programme SMEs may apply for grant funding to continue their growth.

What does the Elevate Journey look like?

What do Elevate Alumni think of the programme?

The first cohort of Elevate businesses share how the programme benefitted them and their businesses:

Find out more about the Elevate Programme

Our Business Worcestershire programmes are here to help get you started.

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