Mission impossible – Accomplished!

June 2, 2017

A mission to support 10,000 entrepreneurs and established businesses has not just been achieved – but exceeded by 50%, and four years early.

YTKO responds to Industrial Strategy Green Paper

April 13, 2017

Earlier this year, the Government launched its consultation on a proposed Industrial Strategy. This aims to addresses long-term challenges to the UK economy, improving living standards and economic growth by increasing productivity and driving growth across the whole country. YTKO’s …
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YTKO and J.P.Morgan: Growing Small Business and the Economy in London

November 16, 2016

YTKO Group’s growth and investment readiness service, GetSet for Growth provides an invaluable service for small businesses seeking expansion. Over the past 18 months, the East London programme …
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Outset Finance hits £5million milestone of Start Up Loans distributed

September 9, 2016

National Start Up Loans delivery partner Outset Finance is celebrating the achievement of another major milestone; securing a total of £5million for UK entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their businesses. Outset Finance, partner service of the award-winning start-up support …
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New report: Meeting the needs and seizing the opportunities of growth and diversity

August 10, 2016

Ethnic minority businesses are estimated to contribute £25-£32 billion to the UK economy per year, and women-led enterprises contribute around £70 billion. However, they are seen to be under-represented as entrepreneurs.
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Government SME procurement needs Government health warning!

June 3, 2016

In this comment piece, Bev Hurley, Chief Executive of YTKO Group, discusses recent government figures on spending with SMEs and questions what SMEs looking to target government contracts can do to be successful?
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CEO Bev Hurley C.B.E featured in the Cambridge Business News

YTKO’s Bev Hurley C.B.E was recently interviewed by the Cambridge Business News as part of their ‘professionals’ series. Discussing YTKO’s history of supporting businesses across Cambridge and the launch of the new GetSet for Growth East of England service, the …
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GetSet for Growth wins inaugural SME Business Finance Award

May 16, 2016

YTKO Group’s growth and investment readiness service, GetSet for Growth is delighted to have won the SME Finance award at The Great British Business Show 2016.
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Procurement opportunity – delivery of pre-start, start-up and post-start training and education support services

April 25, 2016

We now wish to procure a partner to subcontract the delivery of pre-start, start-up and post-start training and education support services. Deliverers of this contract must be able to engage and support residents across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, and …
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Featured in The Guardian: The barriers for women entrepreneurs

April 1, 2016

Having set up two enterprises herself, and supported hundreds of businesses in her role as CEO at YTKO, Bev Hurley C.B.E knows a thing or two about the challenges facing female entrepreneurs in the UK. Bev has recently shared her …
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