The consortium running the GrowthAccelerator programme have posted a number of client videos showing the success that has been achieved with high growth coaching. The link is posted here for your information.
Kevin Mole feels that axing Growth Accelerator is a mistake and that local growth hubs run by LEPs will not be able to fill the gap. What do you think the impact will be?
The IoD and Growth Accelerator organised a roundtable to discuss how companies can innovate and grow. A group of businesses with high growth aspirations discussed the best ways to achieve their ambitions. The breakfast event was hosted by Simon Walker, IoD Director General.
Ellis Watson, the Chief Executive of publisher DC Thomson, stressed the importance of having passion and a positive attitude to ensure that barriers are moved out the way for your business.
For businesses looking to grow we have also launched the new GrowthAccelerator programme. This is a £200m programme that will only be available for …
Is enough progress being made and are the right companies getting access to support? Any feedback would be welcomed.
Article from the official GrowthAccelerator site: The hunt is on for high growth businesses
How easy will it be to find potential growth businesses that fit with the GrowthAccelerator eligibility criteria? The programme wants to support up to 26,000 companies over 3 years with 6,000 in the first year.
Are there any early experiences that can be shared, without breaching confidentiality, from potential high growth companies, Growth Coaches, Growth Managers or others?
What do potential #HighGrowth companies in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland think of GrowthAccelerator
The GrowthAccelerator programme is for England only – www.growthaccelerator.com
What do potential High Growth companies in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland think about the GrowthAccelerator programme and what are the equivalents in the other parts of the UK?
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Generally positve comment about the launch of the GrowthAccelerator programme.
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These links are provided for your information and to stimulate discussion. This blog has no connection with the official site at: www.growthaccelerator.com
The GrowthAccelerator programme, backed by £200m government investment, has been launched by Vince Cable today. This is the flagship programme from the Department for Business Innovation & Skills designed to coach companies with the potential for high growth (roughly doubling turnover or employees over three years).
The programme is being delivered by a consortium including Grant Thornton, Pera, Winning Pitch, Oxford Innovation and local delivery partners. It was previously known as Business Coaching for Growth and a number of companies have already started on the programme.
It is expected that up to 26,000 eligible companies in England will benefit over three years with up to 6,000 in the first year.
Unlike previous support programmes, qualifying companies must contribute £600, £1500 or £3000 towards the cost.
This blog will provide independent comment and views on the GrowthAccelerator.