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Welcome to Growing Business Intelligence, a one-stop hub of practical advice, information and resources to help your business grow.

No matter what size your business is, we are here to support you with a range of essential tools and guides.

Market Insights & Interviews

Richard Potter, Peak

Richard Potter, Peak

Showing businesses how to use data and AI to make good commercial decisions is delivering high speed growth at Peak, a Manchester-based tech business whose revenues and staff numbers are doubling every year, says Founder and CEO Richard Potter.

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Suleman Sacranie, The GP Service

Suleman Sacranie, The GP Service

The pandemic has transformed the telemedicine market and considerably boosted demand for The GP Service, a telemedicine platform that enables patients to see a GP via their laptop or mobile phone, says founder Suleman Sacranie.

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Niall Holden, VDC Trading

Niall Holden, VDC Trading

The vending machine has had to go but the challenges of the past year have left us lean and fighting fit, says Niall Holden, founder of cabling specialist VDC Trading, a £7.5 million turnover business which provides cabling equipment for concerts and live events.

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Upcoming Events

Honouring the UK’s most outstanding entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses Awards ceremony: 25 November 2020, JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel, London

The Growing Business Awards are the most credible and highly valued recognition of exceptional growing businesses. Now entering their 22nd year we celebrate the strength, vision and resilience of fast-growing SMEs - these are the accolades that UK SMEs really want to win!

Transforming the finance function in growing businesses 10th December 2020, Virtual Event

Finance Leaders’ Summit is back for its 6th year. This year the event will focus on operational and strategic aspects of the finance function in growing businesses.

This Summit is a must-attend event for all Chief Financial Officers and Finance Directors who would like to understand the changing role of the finance function within growing businesses in the UK, including the pressing questions of funding options, new availability of innovative technology, financial risks, maximising value for exit and digital transformation to name few.

Investor view

Organic Growth Masterclass: The Artisanal Spirits Company, backed by Inverleith

Organic Growth Masterclass: The Artisanal Spirits Company, backed by Inverleith

Upgrading the user experience, expanding the product range and pursuing international growth have significantly driven organic growth at the The Artisanal Spirits Company, says Paul Skipworth, Managing Partner at private equity firm Inverleith.
Value Creation Masterclass: Woodall Nicholson, backed by Rutland Partners

Value Creation Masterclass: Woodall Nicholson, backed by Rutland Partners

Targeting multiple markets has enabled specialist vehicle designer and manufacturer Woodall Nicholson add considerable value to its business, says Jason Birt, Investment Director at Rutland Partners and John Randerson, Chief Technology Officer at Woodall Nicholson.
Organic Growth Masterclass: Logoplaste, backed by The Carlyle Group

Organic Growth Masterclass: Logoplaste, backed by The Carlyle Group

Expanding the client base, strengthening the management team and making strategic bolt-ons have helped packaging firm Logoplaste power ahead through organic growth, says Alex Wagenberg, managing director and partner at The Carlyle Group.

Industry spotlight

GROWING BUSINESS AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

GROWING BUSINESS AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Many congratulations to all the finalists of the 2021 Growing Business Awards
SME LEADERS 20 WINNERS

SME LEADERS 20 WINNERS

We are delighted to announce the winners of our SME Leaders 20, an elite leaderboard of excellence run in association with Azets, the UK’s largest regional SME accounting and business advisory firm.
Celebrate your growth at the 23rd annual Growing Business Awards

Celebrate your growth at the 23rd annual Growing Business Awards

The Growing Business Awards recognise exceptional growing businesses throughout the UK.

Growing Business Intelligence Webinars

In these uncertain times it is more important than ever to learn best practise from other entrepreneurial businesses and market experts. We’ve interviewed some fascinating people who share their thoughts and experiences here.

Friday Nov 27 2020

Planning for the Future in the Face of Technological Advancement

What to watch & download

Growth Tactics for Market Penetration

9 Best Practice Sales Campaigns for Turbulent Times...🙌

Covid-19 Global Survey: Inside business- impacts and responses

ACCA's global research with over 10,000 finance professionals identifies a wide range of business and financial challenges facing organisations of all sizes and across all sectors

Coronavirus government support for businesses

We know things are uncertain at the moment, so we want to reassure you what we’re here to help you. On top of any financial support you might need, the Government has launched a range of temporary measures to support your business through this period of disruption caused by coronavirus

CCB Business support brochure

Coronavirus - support for businesses. This document outlines some of the support available to you and your business to ensure you’re well prepared for now and the future. Coronavirus – All. Together. Now. It’s clear that coronavirus has everyone feeling on edge and uncertain at the moment.

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