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What’s your growth trigger?

The Business Growth Service has been busy working with the University of St Andrews and London School of Economics (LSE) to look at the different growth journeys that businesses go through, and how they respond to and manage that growth. This analysis has identified the importance … Continue reading

July 2, 2015

Access to Finance series: Introduction to Raising Finance

Welcome to the world of raising finance. This blog explores the approach you need to take to communicate your business’ potential to equity investors. Your ApproachIn approaching finance, the first and most important thing is the importance of adopting the investor’s point … Continue reading

June 25, 2015

Growth Dashboard reveals UK-wide SME growth at fastest rate since recession

The 2015 Growth Dashboard, conducted in partnership with the Enterprise Research Centre, sheds new light on patterns of growth around the UK. With the study showing small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are growing at their fastest rate since the economic … Continue reading

June 19, 2015

The first 1000 Growth Mindsets

Earlier this year, we launched the Growth Mindset Online Tool, designed to help business leaders understand more about where their mindset for growth stands today, where it needs to be and how the Business Growth Service can help to get … Continue reading

June 16, 2015

Business Growth Service proves a hit at Subcon 2015

More than a hundred manufacturers tapped into support from the Business Growth Service at this year’s Subcon event it was revealed. Lean processes, bringing new products to market and reducing waste were just some of the issues dealt with by … Continue reading

June 12, 2015

Celebrating Buckinghamshire Business Success Selling the Sun to the Desert

South-east manufacturer, Micha Design is celebrating success after the continued support of the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), now part of the Business Growth Service. It has increased its turnover by 54% and its workforce by 25%. Gerry Condon, Micha’s General … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

Micha Design’s increased growth and new jobs

A South East manufacturer based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire has created five new jobs and increased their turnover by 54%. Micha Design worked with the Business Growth Service and received match funding and training. Internationally-recognised qualifications in soldering were achieved for … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

Yull Shoes increases growth and new jobs

A designer has chosen a British manufacturer in East London to produce her line of women’s shoes for export. As a result she has created one new job and safeguarded four more at Staffa Shoes in London. Yull predicts sales … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

Third Generation Success for South East Manufacturer Supported by Business Growth Service

When Stuart Yalden’s grandfather founded GW Martin in 1959 he could not have foreseen the challenges and opportunities he would meet in the years ahead. Yet touring the Hampshire factory today, it is clear that the engineering company is thriving … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

New Plant and Machinery to increase capacity at GW Martin

A Hampshire manufacturer is set for increased growth and diversification of its customer base thanks to the advice and support of the Business Growth Service proving manufacturing support and match funding. GW Martin now has a strategy in place to … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

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