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Market Insights & Interviews

Q&A with Kathryn Parsons, Decoded

Q&A with Kathryn Parsons, Decoded

Teaching training courses during a pandemic has been a challenge but also a great opportunity to widen the business offering, as Kathryn Parsons the co-founder and co-CEO of Decoded, a technology education business based in London, explains.

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Market Overview: Sean Williams

Market Overview: Sean Williams

Entrepreneurs are inherent problem solvers, says Sean Williams, the Founder and CEO of Corndel, a leadership and technology training company whose clients include a third of the FTSE100. He shares his thoughts on the outlook for growing businesses.

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Market Overview: Sean Longsdale, Santander

Market Overview: Sean Longsdale, Santander

Sean Longsdale is Managing Director of the Structured Finance Group at Santander Corporate & Commercial. He shares his thoughts about how businesses of all sizes can stay ahead during these challenging times.

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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.

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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.
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Industry spotlight

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.
Top notch Growing Business Awards entries prove entrepreneurial spirit is still alive and kicking in the UK

Top notch Growing Business Awards entries prove entrepreneurial spirit is still alive and kicking in the UK

The Growing Business Awards have once again managed to attract a stellar line up of entries to this year's awards, proving that entrepreneurial spirit is still very much alive and kicking in the UK despite the challenges facing businesses in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic.
Lloyds Banking Group crowned best business bank in FD excellence survey 2020

Lloyds Banking Group crowned best business bank in FD excellence survey 2020

Lloyds Banking Group has been named the UK’s Best Business Bank in this year’s Financial Directors Excellence survey, for the 16th year in a row.

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

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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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