Transforming the way you support businesses

With growing demand to deliver more round-the-clock business support for less, Exemplas has drawn on decades of experience to create Connect, a unique digital platform at the heart of your support ecosystem.

Proven to increase engagement and generate significant cost savings, Connect is easy to set up, brand and configure. More importantly, it empowers you to help more businesses access the support they need, in a way that’s simple and convenient for them – and you.

Connect - creating a seamless business support ecosystem


a configurable system


a branded, client facing website


marketing and promotional activity


business triage at point of access

Automatic referrals

creates a single ‘front door’ to resources and wider business help

Shared platform

partners can create events or content

Tracked activity

allows you to understand what businesses need and offer the right support and resources

Powerful suite of data and analytics

tailor your support and meet all reporting requirements

A proven track record

Hertfordshire Growth Hub experienced transformative growth and savings after implementing Connect.


more businesses reached annually


of local businesses engaged – compared to the average national growth hub rate of 8%


saved through digital engagement, diagnostics and triaging


Connect has empowered the team to service so many more businesses than we had the capacity to do previously. It has given clients fast access to the support, advice and funding opportunities they need and, importantly, it’s given us the data to demonstrate our impact to stakeholders.

Tim Burton

Tim Burton, Partnership & Delivery Manager, Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership