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17 Sep 2021

All ACT members are invited to join in on the APPGCW inquiry report launch. Please contact the ACT if you would like to join in and we...

14 Sep 2021

From 1st April 2022, employer NICs will increase by 1.25 percentage points. Employee NICs will also increase by 1.25 percentage points, including for workers above state pension age

9 Sep 2021

Join tax compliance company Avalara for a webinar as they cover IOSS & selling into the EU, on Thursday 30th September at 11am.

8 Sep 2021

The Scottish Government has published its shared policy programme following the announcement of the Scottish National Party's power sharing partnership with the Scottish Green Party.

24 Aug 2021

Todaythe government has announced plans to introduce legislation which will enable CE marked goods to continue being placed on the Great British market until 1 January 2023 - an extension to...

21 Jul 2021

£2 billion will be invested over five years with the aim that half of all journeys in towns and cities will be cycled or walked by 2030, benefitting the UK's high streets in many ways

15 Jul 2021

Face coverings are no longer required by law but states that government expects and recommends that people continue to wear a face covering in crowed, enclosed spaces. Businesses who want to...

1 Jul 2021

HM Treasury has launched a consultation on delivering more frequent business rate revaluations in England

17 Jun 2021

The Disability Confident scheme supports employers with the tools to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace.

17 Jun 2021

Join the Secretary of State for the Department for BEIS, Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, for the next in a seriesof live panel discussions on 23rd June at 10:30 AM

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Help to Grow Webinar: How SMEs can innovate, grow & drive recovery

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Political News

Join webinarthe Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, for the next in a series of live panel discussions on 23rd June at 10:30 AM.

The panel will discuss how UK SMEs and startups can scale-up, becoming vital engines of growth, innovation and social value across the UK. This is a unique chance to hear the experiences of some of the UK's top business leaders, with members of the panel sharing their experience and thoughts on enterprise & entrepreneurship.

The panel:

Debbie Wosskow OBE - Founder of LoveHomeSwap and co-founder of AllBright

Former CEO of Love Home Swap, a subscription-based home exchange business, which she sold for $53m in 2017. She also co-founded AllBright, a club and community that celebrates and connects women at work.

Marta Krupinska - Cofounder of Azimo & Head of Google for Startups UK

Founded Azimo, a global money transfer platform in 2012. In 2018 she joined Google as Head of Google for Startups UK, a role in which she works with high potential tech start-ups.

Laura Tenison MBE - Founder and Managing Director of JoJo Maman Bébé

Founded JoJo Maman Bébé in 1993 & over the last 28 years has grown the Newport, Wales based company to become one of the UK's leading maternity wear and baby clothing retailers.

Professor Nigel Locket - Professor of Entrepreneurship at University of Strathclyde

A senior academic and serial entrepreneur. He also has over 25 years of experience as a company director, with a track record in managing start-ups & social enterprises.

Byron Dixon OBE - Founder & CEO of Micro-Fresh

Beginning his career as a lab technician, Byron founded Micro-Fresh after he developed a way of preventing mould growing on household products and his since grown the company to global sales of over £10m.

Sign up here to submit your questions to the panel in advance. You will also be given exclusive access to the event, with the opportunity to submit questions live, as the event goes on.

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