Business Networks

We understand the importance of being able to talk to and network with other local businesses. There we have put together some useful links to both National and South Kesteven based organisations.
  • National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) is dedicated to helping food industry employees advance their careers. NCFM understand the demands of studying while working in this fast moving, dynamic industry and balancing family commitments. Their part-time Apprenticeships and distance learning degrees provide flexible study options for those working in Quality and Technical roles and Operations Management. For more information please email
  • MentorsMe – If you run a social enterprise, are looking to set one up, or you want to support the sector, SEEE can help. They offer support and specialist resources for their members across the East. For further information on MentorsMe is an online mentoring service for businesses. You can search a list of accredited business mentors online according to your individual requirements. For further information on how MentorsMe can help your business visit
  • ACAS provides information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems. There’s advice and details of training courses on their website to help you ensure you have happy, healthy and productive employees. For further information on how ACAS can help your business visit
Local Networking Groups
  • Bourne in Business is platform for local entrepreneurs and professionals to discuss their business issues, share ideas and grow their businesses. For more information
  • The Deepings Business Club provides support to local businesses and the community within the Deeping area. For more information visit
  • The Grantham Business Club is Networking group focused on developing Grantham as a leading centre of business excellence within the EastMidlands. For more information visit
  • Stamford and Grantham Chambers of Commerce is the voice of local business, dedicated to supporting the continued success of local businesses through networking opportunities and expert advice. The Chamber runs regular informal networking evenings in the area, as well as workshops and conferences on various subjects to help businesses develop their skills and competitiveness. There are two local Chambers, for more information visit or

If youneed any further information on either national or local networking groups please call Tom Hennessy on 01476 406177 or email

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