The health, social services and regional government reform and its reform of growth services (business enterprises and employment promotion) gathers together public employment services and business promotion services and opens them up to private service providers. MDI conducted a study with NHG Consulting Ltd on the current state of service businesses and private service providers’ abilities to provide these new service concepts. The study iwasconducted using a survey complemented by qualitative methods and interviews. The study aimed to gather data on the creation of growth services and on the strengthening of new businesses. The work was completed in September 2018.