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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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Show me the money

October 28, 2014

In this comment piece, Bev Hurley, Chief Executive of YTKO Group, asks why policymakers insist on seeing “access to finance” as a purely financial issue. Read on to find out why it is just as important, if not more so, …
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Bev Hurley appointed Fellow of Cambridge University’s new Centre for Social Innovation

YTKO Group Chief Executive, Bev Hurley has been appointed as a Fellow of the Centre for Social Innovation, a new unit of the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. The Centre will act as a platform for research and engagement with …
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Self-employment: is it “job done”?

September 3, 2014

In this comment piece, Peter White, YTKO Founder and Chairman, discusses why mainstream enterprise creation now needs greater public support, as it provides greater employment for our national and local economies. The Office for National Statistics recently reported that 15% …
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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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