Breakthrough Knowledge

Learn first-hand how other businesses have accelerated their growth and unlocked their potential.

Through a range of peer-to-peer events, including hands-on workshops and high-profile conferences, we’re opening up new opportunities for 10,000 ambitious SMEs to access some of the biggest names in British business.

Our range of national, sectorial and regional events give you practical, actionable advice from our panel of third party speakers, with the opportunity for you to meet, network and learn from other accomplished entrepreneurs who’ve tackled common obstacles to growth.

SME Summits
You’ll get exclusive access to industry leaders, innovators and business experts who’ll be able to offer their experience and expertise, and share the story of their success.

Previously we’ve welcomed speakers such as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, as well as leading entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ James Caan. Read more


These one and two-day on-site events give you the unique opportunity  to learn from some of the UK’s market-leading companies and iconic brands, such as Google, Saatchi Masius and Innocent Drinks. Through a series of talks and seminars, they’ll share their experiences of doing business further along the growth path. 

To be eligible we are looking for highly ambitious businesses who’ve been trading for a minimum of two years and have plans to increase their customer base, employ more people or expand to new markets in the next 12 months. Read more


Our regional and sector growth workshops can provide key skills essential for business growth. A range of classroom-based, half-day workshops are available with access to a specialist speaker, focusing on sales, leadership, international expansion, specialist HR and employment law.

Women in Business

Designed specifically for female entrepreneurs, our networking, education, mentoring and events programmes give you the opportunity to improve your leadership and management skills while learning from successful female entrepreneurs. 

To register your interest in our programme of events please speak to your local Relationship Director.

Accessing news and business insights 

Keep up-to-date with the latest market developments, news and insights from business leaders and commentators in the UK through the Knowledge Hub, our free online resource centre.
Here you can access a wealth of inspiring content, support materials and resources, all designed to help your business stay in touch.  Visit 

Where Next?

Suite of Support & Expertise

Meet British business legends face-to-face and soak up their expertise at exclusive events.

Support to find and keep the best talent, including access to 2,000 subsidised graduate interns.

Tools and solutions to help you find and connect with business opportunities overseas.

Keep one step ahead by joining our exclusive online network of entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Funding beyond the ordinary, including a unique financing solution to fuel your growth ambitions.