Our client base reflects the breadth and depth of our team’s expertise from a range of sectors and services we provide. We engage, inform and guide all our clients as they tackle their challenges and identify and seize opportunities.

Through our funding programmes, we provide tailored support via our various brands to:

Entrepreneurs who are thinking of starting up their own business.

Businesses that need help in scaling up, increasing their competitive positioning and remaining sustainable. We have experience of working with businesses in a variety of key business sectors.

YTKO provides business consultancy for our corporate clients, working with them to define strategies and plans covering marketing, finance, operations, procurement and Human Resources.

My best decision by far was to contact Outset. They have helped me with business advice, from accounting to website design.

Steve Coonick

KOOS Furniture


To date, we have supported over 22,500 businesses, with 3-year survival rates much higher (76.3%) than the National average (59.1%).  Whilst the majority of businesses (77%) supported have a turnover of less than £100,000, a sizeable minority are higher than this, with nearly 5% reporting sales in excess of £1 million.

The types of businesses we support represent a broad range of sectors, including

  • Professional and Business Services
  • Personal Services
  • Media and Creative Industries
  • Arts, Sports and Recreation
  • Construction
  • Health and Social Care
  • IT and Telecoms
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport and Distribution

The growth of YTKO supported businesses is estimated to have increased by £282million Gross Value Added (GVA) and created over 10,300 jobs.

2 Corporate Clients

YTKO provides business support services for our corporate clients.  Our talented pool of staff include experts in strategy, finance, marketing and procurement.  As such, we are able to offer a wide variety of consulting services.