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

Market Insights & Interviews

Q&A with Kelly Waters, 101 Ways

Q&A with Kelly Waters, 101 Ways

Managing the cashflow and putting in a lot of hard work has been the key to business success, says Kelly Waters, the founder of 101 Ways, a technology consultancy based in London which now has a turnover of £20 million and employs around 100 people.

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Market Insight: Emma Jones, Enterprise Nation

Market Insight: Emma Jones, Enterprise Nation

The businesses which are surviving the Covid pandemic best are those which are financially fit, have good digital awareness and a strong support network, says Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation, a small business network.

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Market Insight: Christian Vaughan, Disguise

Market Insight: Christian Vaughan, Disguise

The best way for a business to survive the pandemic is to rip up any plans they previously had, says Christian Vaughan, the Chief Marketing Officer at Disguise, which makes technology for live and virtual shows.

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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: WIT Fitness, backed by VGC Partners

Organic Growth Masterclass: WIT Fitness, backed by VGC Partners

Organic growth is essential for materially improving a company’s professionalism, geographical reach and product and service offering. Andrew Lister, Partner at VGC, explains how WIT followed a four-point strategy to accelerate its growth.
Organic Growth Masterclass: Lintbells, backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Organic Growth Masterclass: Lintbells, backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Organic growth is essential for materially improving a company’s professionalism, geographical reach and product and service offering. Ben Long, Partner at Inflexion, explains how Lintbells secured growth by enhancing its ecommerce platform.
Organic Growth Masterclass: Global Freight Solutions, backed by Phoenix Equity

Organic Growth Masterclass: Global Freight Solutions, backed by Phoenix Equity

Organic growth is essential for materially improving a company’s professionalism, geographical reach and product and service offering. Richard Daw, Phoenix Equity Managing Partner, explains how Phoenix Equity helped Global Freight Solutions transform its sales and marketing functions to accelerate growth.

Industry spotlight

Congratulations to all the winners of 23rd annual Growing Business Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of 23rd annual Growing Business Awards 2020

Many congratulations to all the winners of our 2020 Growing Business Awards. We are absolutely delighted to be able to celebrate your outstanding achievements in such a extraordinary and unusual year.
What the Judges said about the winners of the Growing Business Awards

What the Judges said about the winners of the Growing Business Awards

Our judges were extremely impressed by the quality of entries to the 2020 Growing Business Awards, with every category bursting with exciting, vibrant businesses.
FDs’ Excellence Awards 2020 - Winners Announcement

FDs’ Excellence Awards 2020 - Winners Announcement

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 20th annual FD Excellence Awards 2020 based on 20th annual Finance Directors’ Satisfaction Survey. We approached FDs and CFOs in the UK with an opportunity to showcase their suppliers who shine and really make a difference to their day to day life.

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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