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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

How to structure your tax affairs effectively to enable your business to grow

How to structure your tax affairs effectively to enable your business to grow

Structuring your business tax affairs in the right way can not only save your business thousands of pounds, it can also be a catalyst for growth, says Praveen Gupta, National Head of Tax at Azets, the UK's largest regional SME Accounting and Business Advisory firm.

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John Beard, The Whisky Shop

John Beard, The Whisky Shop

The pandemic has opened our eyes to the huge untapped potential of selling online, says John Beard, Co-owner of The Whisky Shop, an independent national chain of upscale whisky shops with a £15 million turnover.

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Alex Read, VGC Partners

Alex Read, VGC Partners

The pandemic is inspiring and driving greater innovation amongst entrepreneurial businesses, says Alex Read, Director of New Investments at private equity firm VGC Partners.

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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: musicMagpie, backed by NVM Private Equity

Organic Growth Masterclass: musicMagpie, backed by NVM Private Equity

Pivoting to online and rethinking the USP of the business has been key to driving the organic growth of sustainable re-commerce business musicMagpie, says NVM Investment partner Andy Leach.
Organic Growth Masterclass: Collingwod Lighting, backed by Baird Capital

Organic Growth Masterclass: Collingwod Lighting, backed by Baird Capital

Empowering employees, expanding the product range and improving digital capabilities helped power organic growth at lighting business Collingwood, says Baird Capital’s Partner James Benfield and Director Andy Dyer.
Organic Growth Masterclass: Excelsior, backed by ENACT private equity

Organic Growth Masterclass: Excelsior, backed by ENACT private equity

Chris Cormack, partner at ENACT, explains how strengthening the team and working more closely with existing customers has helped flexible packaging business Excelsior power ahead.

Industry spotlight

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.
21st annual Finance Directors’ Satisfaction Survey opens

21st annual Finance Directors’ Satisfaction Survey opens

If you think you have found a service provider that really delivers, then we want to hear about it.
The gift that keeps on giving

The gift that keeps on giving

A Growing Business Award can deliver a long-lasting boost to your business

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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