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Outset Swindon and Wiltshire open up a world of opportunities for people looking for their next career move

Commencing Tuesday 22 June, Outset Swindon and Wiltshire are hosting a virtual series of talks & info sessions, The Self-Employment Fair, designed to inspire anyone going through redundancy, unemployed, or looking for a career change.
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North and East Bristol Support offers opportunities for the events industry

During the 2020 pandemic lots of industries were hit quite severely, but for the events industry, the effects were devastating. That was when Bristol Events and Project Manager, Katie Dane, found herself at a crossroads. With a lot of uncertainty ahead, she decided to take the brave steps out into the world of self-employment.
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Free ‘Meet the Expert’ events now available to businesses in the Coast to Capital region

Businesses can now access a range of interactive sessions led by financial experts from The British Business Bank, Let’s Do Business, Finpoint , South East Angels and Innovate UK Edge.
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Entrepreneur uses lockdown to fill in the gaps at Unholy Bagels

Whilst hospitality is one of the industries worst affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, a Leyton-based entrepreneur has revealed how he has used lockdown to re-shape his Unholy Bagels business to bring a little piece of New York to London.
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Fighting Covid-19 through fitness at Club Kombat

A Plymouth entrepreneur who set up a completely new fitness experience, underpinned by her commitment to diversity and inclusion, has described how the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a “rollercoaster of emotions” as her business finally emerges from lockdown restrictions.
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Turning plastic waste into bricks

The Greenbrick start-up was made possible because of the YTKO Group’s Outset Finance programme, which provided a £11,500 loan.
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Week of events to celebrate International Women’s Day hailed a great success!

YTKO is delighted that over 230 women were able to enjoy the special events we ran last week around International Women’s Day (IWD) this year!  The taster sessions were organised by teams across a range of programmes including Accelerating Women’s Enterprise, Enterprising Women, Building Growth South West, Outset and GetSet for Growth Ranging from yoga to mindfulness, PR to photography, the...
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YTKO Group launches its award-winning strategic growth service in Solent

YTKO Group is launching our award winning GetSet for Growth service across the Solent, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
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2020 Social Mission Accomplished

Economic impact report highlights “new benchmarks set” in YTKO’s support for 50,000+ businesses and disadvantaged entrepreneurs
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YTKO rolls out GetSet Accelerate to women-led businesses across Cambridge and Peterborough, plus announcement of £1m grant fund

GetSet Accelerate is rolled out to women-led businesses across Cambridge and Peterborough, plus announcement of £1m grant fund.