Supercharge your business growth with free advice and discounted software

Help to Grow: Digital is a UK-wide scheme to help small and medium-sized businesses adopt digital technologies that are proven to increase productivity.

The scheme offers:

  • free, impartial advice and guidance about what digital technology is best suited to your business and how it can boost your business’ performance
  • targeted financial support, if your business is eligible, worth up to £5,000 towards the costs of buying approved digital technologies

Help to Grow: Digital – website

The website offers advice, guidance and tools to help businesses explore the huge potential of digital technology to help your business to grow. It aims to help you:

  • identify the digital technology needs of your business
  • make informed decisions about which software products best meet those needs
  • successfully incorporate these products into your business

Visit the new Help to Grow: Digital website.

Help to Grow: Digital – financial discount

The scheme also offers financial help to buy digital technology. If you are eligible, you can access a discount of up to 50 per cent on the costs of buying approved software, worth up to £5,000.

Discounts are available for approved Digital Accounting and Customer Relations Management (CRM) software that helps your business to:

  • build customer relationships and increase sales
  • manage accounts and finances digitally

Additional software products, including e-Commerce software, will become available for Help to Grow: Digital discounts soon.

Find your software solution.

Eligibility criteria

All businesses can access the free, impartial advice and guidance on digital technology adoption on the Help to Grow: Digital website.

The Help to Grow: Digital financial discount is available to UK businesses that:

  • have a registered office in the UK and are registered at Companies House or are a registered society on the Financial Conduct Authority’s Mutuals Register
  • employ between 5 and 249 employees
  • have been trading for more than 12
  • are purchasing the approved software for the first time

Find more information on business eligibility.

Eligible businesses will only receive one discount towards the purchase of one approved software product up to a maximum of £5,000 (not including VAT). The financial discount covers 12 months’ worth of approved software product core costs, exclusive of VAT.