Warwickshire RGN


Pera Consulting is one of the key providers of the Warwickshire Rural Growth Network (RGN), one of only five Defra pilots in the country. Through coaching and workshops we help start-ups get underway and established business grow faster. The network is having an ever increasing effect on the region’s rural economy with more to come.

What is Warwickshire RGN?

One of five RGN pilots in England

Supports growth in rural communities

Funded by DEFRA

Provides 12 hours of free
start-up/business support

Supports access to Finance


Our Programme Targets

Engage with 200 individuals — 100 women

Support 150 individuals to start a business — 75 led by women

Create 120 new businesses— 60 led by women

of which 60 are still trading after 12 months — 30 led by women

Engage with 400 businesses — 200 led by women

Support 360 businesses — 120 led by women

Create 180 jobs — 60 in businesses led women

What our clients say

I’ve been involved in several business development initiatives over the years and I can undoubtedly say that Warwickshire RGN has been by far the most useful. My appointed business coach brought a wealth of experience and to have an independent perspective was invaluable. The combination of one-to-one coaching sessions and group workshops has been a catalyst for our success over the last 12 months and helped us lay foundations for this to continue over the coming years.

Darren Putt

owner of Motus Training

I’m really glad I found Warwickshire RGN in the early days of setting up my business, the help and support has been invaluable. It has been great to have a Pera Consulting mentor to help guide and focus my ideas.

Sarah Walkden

owner of Lime Tree Embroidery and Print

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