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Award-winning business creation and growth

YTKO Group is a successful, private sector business with a team of over 100 staff. With headquarters in Cambridge, we have six regional offices in the UK – and we work in the UK, Europe and internationally.


More than 30 years’ combined private and public sector expertise is directed at achieving YTKO Group’s mission, to support the creation and enable the growth of more than 6,000 companies, that together will contribute more than £1 billion per annum to the British economy by 2020.

Our work with some of the world’s most innovative, dynamic and successful private sector businesses informs and under-pins our award-winning public sector work.

YTKO Group’s knowledge and experience, professionalism, value-add and client focus – and most importantly, the results we deliver and the evidence we have gathered – are recognised in the UK and Europe, by start-ups and global corporations alike. We’ve made it our business to make a difference.
How can we make a difference for you today?

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£10 million for start-ups through Outset Finance

March 5, 2014

The government has made £10 million available for firms starting up through Outset Finance, an official delivery partner for the Start Up Loans scheme. YTKO Group’s Outset Finance is able to offer low interest loans for entrepreneurs over 30 who …
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Outset starts up 1000 firms a year, exceeds 3000 jobs

February 26, 2014

Business support and start-up specialists, YTKO Group, have achieved a major milestone creating 3000 jobs through the company’s flagship Outset start-up programme. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund and many local councils, Outset leads in business creation in the …
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Bev Hurley, CBE speaks at Federation of Small Businesses 2014 conference

January 31, 2014

With an agenda titled: Small Businesses and Government delivering enterprise growth and skills – Chief Executive of YTKO Group, Bev Hurley CBE, joined a prestigious group of speakers and panelists at the 1st FSB policy conference. The event took place …
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YTKO appointed as Start Up Loans Delivery Partner to focus on over 30s

YTKO, through its Outset Finance arm, is now a nationwide Start Up Loans Company partner.
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Encouraging a Europe of Enterprise

Bev Hurley panellist at the European Commission’s 2013 SME Assembly in Lithuania

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