Santander and Cause4 announce partnership to support female entrepreneurs, social enterprises and small business

An ambitious year-long programme of support for entrepreneurs has been announced by the Santander Breakthrough Programme. Delivered in partnership with Cause4, the programme will develop a network for female entrepreneurs, support ambitious social enterprises to scale internationally, and encourage responsible business practices that impact bottom line results for ambitious entrepreneurs. The new programme is aimed at businesses with a turnover of between £500,000 and £50m per annum with demonstrable growth in turnover, profitability or job creation. John Williams, Head of the Santander UK Breakthrough Programme, said: 'We are committed to helping people and businesses prosper. The Women in Breakthrough Programme has taken ambitious women on trade missions to potential export markets. Through the programme we now more closely understand the challenges faced by these fast-growing SMEs, and how we can support them even further.'


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