Business support project is off to a flying start

South Kesteven District Council offices in Grantham
South Kesteven District Council offices in Grantham

An SKDC4Business project has got off to a flying start, with over 100 business interactions including 
nearly 40 face to face meetings.

The business support project, aims to support new start-ups and micro businesses to grow, innovate and prosper.

It is being funded by South Kesteven District Council and delivered in partnership with Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce through specialised business advisor, Paul Parkinson.

Paul Wilson, owner of PR Wilson Media from Grantham wanted a professional pair of eyes to see the potential of his business and get 
some focussed ideas on how to take the business 

He said: “I received professional and valuable advice. My business advisor Paul Parkinson had a broad knowledge of online-marketing, and was friendly and very happy to help.”

PR Wilson Media specialises in Social Media Consultancy & Training, campaign management and offers a kick start service for small businesses and non-profit organisations.

Another business owner who benefited was Daniel Smith, owner of Adept ESL Limited based in Bourne, which is a new business to the area and wanted reassurance from Paul that his ideas 
were feasible and 

He said: “I would recommend that all local businesses in the district take this opportunity and take full advantage of the support offered by the team through this programme.”

Adept is a specialist electrical service that offers a complete electrical engineering design and builds process and has the capacity to undertake projects from initial concept stage through to completion.

Daniel added: “I was able to highlight areas to improve which will keep me in good stead for the future.”