Aruna Bhagwan


WIBN Groups


I am a Growth Business Adviser specialising in Coaching, Mentoring and Project Management. I have considerable experience Managing People in terms of strategic partnerships, working in the areas of business regeneration, community cohesion and social Enterprise/ ventures.
I have successfully ran my own bespoke fashion business for many years, I have worked with various new and existing businesses across the East Midlands, providing training and development support. I have secured large sums of regional funding for government programmes, working effectively with various strategic partners in the private and public sector including local universities. I excel at partner development and collaboration.
When it comes to organisationally skills, I am an adaptable and creative thinker, with an eye for detail and strong problem-solving skills. Combined with excellent communication and management skills and target driven.

Velocity Growth Hub is the regions business support service provided by South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) offering support, mentoring and advice to small to medium sized (SME) businesses throughout our region, looking to grow.
I am the Velocity Business Adviser for Bedford Borough and North Bedfordshire, and looking to speak to companies (just like you), to tell you about our free services to help you increase productivity, boost sales and productivity, access finance or develop their workforce – we are here to help!

Velocity offer advice and guidance via their professional network of Business Advisers (like Aruna), as well as host an array of other business support solutions, such as;
• A programme of business workshops and webinars
• Advice and guidance for business start-ups and SME’s
• Capital and Revenue grants for business support

If you would like to find out more about how Velocity can support your growing business, contact Aruna today on;
email [email protected] or call the Velocity team on 0300 01234 35 or Aruna directly on 07568 428156.