solent Success Stories

Discover how a Lymington based company used a GetSet Business Growth Grant to make people happier!

Find out how a 3D printing company used the GetSet programme and expert advisor support to help expand their business

“GetSet Solent has been a great support enabling me to get established and meet other businesses in a similar position”

“The workshops run by GetSet Solent are incredibly useful and a great opportunity to receive professional business advice to support your business growth”

Freya launched Freya Rose London 12 years ago and has steadily grown the company. She found out about GetSet Solent and their business grant scheme and decided to investigate

Based in Southampton, Gabriela hand crochets and knits gorgeous blankets, baskets, pouffes and other crafted homewares. The brand’s motto is “Made with Love”, reflecting her passion for everything crocheted and knitted

I’ve learned all sorts of useful information that new and established businesses can implement. I’ve recommended the GetSet Solent programme to everybody!”

“GetSet Solent is helping us develop our business strategy to increase our resilience and manage our growth more sustainably. They’re also connecting me with further funding opportunities”

While I know lots about business, the GetSet Solent workshops go into great depth. The branding workshop made plans clearer in my mind and enabled me to move forward.

“Those workshops have been great in that I’ve met other local businesspeople and had collaborative conversations”

Bump & Glide was created following the realisation that there is so much information on how to care for babies, but nowhere near enough on how to support women at such a life, and career-changing time in their lives.

We recently caught up with Sue Newman of Portsmouth based business Boogie mites to find out how GetSet Solent helped support their business growth, their progression and what the future goal holds for their franchise business.

“The GetSet team were very supportive throughout the whole process particularly in helping them to complete the grant application form and time with an advisor.”