The Sheffield City Region Growth Hub exists to help businesses access the best possible support for growth. It aims aim to encourage innovation, investment and collaboration to enable the creation of jobs and growth of the city region economy. The Growth Hub acts as a ‘gateway’ so that businesses can access specialists in any field of business development they need; including innovation, exporting, accessing finance or training. Businesses receive the same level of support no matter what sector they are in or what their postcode is. The service is designed to enable businesses across the Sheffield City Region to get the support they need to thrive. The Growth Hub is overseen by the Business Growth Board, which is made up of representatives from the public and private sector, and reports directly to the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board.