Allia Future Business Centres are offering free business support programmes in East London, Peterborough and Cambridge, to support. The programmes are designed to help entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground, help small businesses and start-ups to grow and scale, and help ventures to create a positive impact on social and environmental innovation. Allia Future Business Centres are currently accepting applications.

Grow Your Business

(Peterborough & Cambridge)
Application deadline: 6th August 2021

Three months of specialist support for ambitious entrepreneurs, giving you the tools to help your local business thrive and grow. Open to all types of businesses; you could be running a café, a corner shop, a local garage, a florist or a photography business.

More details & apply here

Ideation and Validation

(Peterborough, Cambridge & East London)
Application deadline: 31st August 2021

Two months of support designed for you to plan out the early days of building a business, what you need to do to get set up for success and to identify if your idea has legs.


Application deadline: 31st August 2021

Three months of expert-led workshops that will drill into the details of your own business to identify areas for improvement, while mentors support your own personal development in leadership. For established businesses with 2+ years of revenue generation. We’ll help you grow your business, increase efficiencies and help you to build a strong support network for the future.

More details and application

If you’re not sure which programme could be right for you, get in touch with the Allia Future Business Centres team at – they’re a friendly bunch and would love to chat!

Programmes in Cambridge and Peterborough are part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund