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Outset Finance smash £20m milestone in lending

Outset Finance is celebrating as they smash a milestone of £20 million of Start Up Loans delivered. Official delivery partner for the Government’s Start Up Loan Scheme, Outset Finance is marking the significant achievement of providing a total of £20million worth of funding to business start-ups in the past six years. The government backed Start...
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GrowSmart launches: Supporting SMEs to strengthen the UK economy

Recent data from the Office of National Statistics suggests that at the start of 2019 there were over 5.8 million SMEs in the UK, of which 5.6 million of the UK’s SMEs were registered as micro businesses – an indicator that the appeal in developing a business from scratch is far from being in the decline. This evidence...
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Building Growth tackles construction careers in the South West

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has today announced £1m funding for Building Growth South West, a funded programme to help people explore a career in construction. Led by YTKO the project will take place across the West of England and Greater Exeter regions to support members of the public to explore a career in...
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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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