Outset

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Flagship business support programme launches in Swindon & Wiltshire

YTKO has been selected to provide business support services to entrepreneurs across the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Area Partnership (SWLEP), through its award-winning Outset programme. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the new programme, ‘SME Competitiveness’ will involve partners from SetSquared, Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council, under the stewardship of the Swindon & Wiltshire Growth Hub. The Outset service will provide...
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Outset Programme

The Outset programme Over the last decade, our core programme of start-up learning content has developed acknowledged best practice for disadvantaged client groups.  It has been expanded to include a fast-track start up option for more business-ready clients, and provides all clients with the vital knowledge needed for sustainable start-up, including: Recruitment of participants Conduct a diagnostic...
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Outset

For more than a decade, our core Outset programme has been acknowledged as best practice for disadvantaged client groups. It has been expanded to include a Fast Track start-up option for more business-ready clients, a specialist Response to Redundancy service and a dedicated Accelerating Women’s Enterprise programme. It provides all clients with the vital knowledge...
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Outset marks International Women’s Day 2020

Earlier this month Outset events took place in Cornwall, Bournemouth and Plymouth to mark what has become a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The first International Women’s Day (IWD) gathering took place in 1911 and was supported by over a million people. It has continued to grow exponentially...
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YTKO has the winning formula in the West

We were delighted recently to have swept the board at the recent Enterprising West of England ‘Ones to Watch 2020’ awards in Bristol, with clients from the GetSet for Growth and Outset programme represented in every category including Female Founder, BAME Leader, Contribution to Community and Young Person in Business. Ones to Watch Awards 2020...
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Award-winning OutSet Start-Up service launches in London

We are delighted to announce the launch of our first OutSet Start-Up service in London, in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. YTKO has been delivering publicly funded start-up, sustainability and scale-up support since 2003, at local, regional and national levels. Since 2009, our support for early stage businesses (pre-start and up to two years...
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