Partners

Collaboration and partnership working are central to our approach and we work with a growing network of more than 250 partners within the public, private and third sectors across the UK.

ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS FUNDING
Providing free and easy access to alternative business funding for SMEs.

ART BUSINESS LOANS
ART Business Loans funds businesses across the West Midlands that can not raise all their finance needs from their bank

BALDWINS
One of the country’s largest firms of independent accountants, not just good with numbers

BARKER BRETTELL
At Barker Brettell our specialist IP legal services are tailored to give you the best protection today and tomorrow.

BARRINGTONS
Your business partner, helping your business to grow & prosper.

BBA
The leading trade association for the UK banking sector. GetSet manages their mentoring scheme with a number of mentors available to clients.

BUSINESS CLOUD INTEGRATION
Business Cloud Integration Ltd offer simple, seamless and cost effective cloud integration solutions for business.

BCRS
BCRS Business Loans provides loans from £10,000 to £150,000, for viable businesses that are unable to secure finance from traditional lenders.

BIBBY FINANCIAL
The UK’s leading independent invoice finance specialist and trusted provider of funding solutions to businesses.

BLACK KITE
By helping win R&D grant funding, establishing the markets for innovations and managing projects, Black Kite help your organisation grow.

THE BRATTON GROUP
The Bratton Group, with its team of enviable experts, is able to uncover and understand your business challenges and work with you to make your vision a reality.

CATALYST BUSINESS FINANCE
Catalyst offers straightforward and fast funding to UK businesses, whether that’s Selective Invoice Finance or a Commercial Loan.

COOL BISON
Search Engine Marketing company based in Bristol.

GAINS ACCOUNTANTS
We are interested in our clients and we enjoy the challenge of helping them become more successful. We want to make a difference and that’s why some of the region’s best businesses choose us.

DUNSBY ASSOCIATES
A leading independent insurance broker handling risk management and insurance solutions across a wide variety of sectors.

ENTERPRISING WOMEN
National not-for-profit community that’s dedicated to supporting women in business.

FINPOINT
Finpoint.co.uk is the one-stop-shop for business finance. Each SME that applies for funding typically gets interest from between 3 to 8 finance providers.

FRANKWATER HR
Providing expert HR support to individuals, sole traders and small and medium sized companies.

FRASER RUSSELL
Birmingham based firm of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) and Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA) with over 50 years combined experience.

FEDERATION OF SMALL BUSINESS
The UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and small business owners.

FUNDING OPTIONS
Funding Options is — by far — the UK’s leading marketplace for business finance.

FUNDING XCHANGE
A transparent and efficient way of connecting with finance providers looking to fund businesses like yours.

GAPCAP
Solving the problem of poor cash flow felt by all SMEs by eliminating the time lag between when you raise an invoice and when you are paid by your customer.

GRANTTREE
GrantTree help UK technology companies access Government funding.

GROWTH STREET
A better way to finance and grow your business, providing easier access to fairer, cheaper and more transparent short term capital.

HACKNEY COUNCIL
Supporting businesses big or small as well as new start-ups to locate in Hackney.

IGNITION LAW
Entrepreneurs who enjoy being lawyers with a commitment to support you and your business.

INDUCTION JUNCTION
Attract: train: engage: retain.

JC SOCIAL MEDIA
One of the UK’s leading social media agencies, offering management, training & auditing services for businesses of all sizes.

JOHNSON FLEMING
Johnson Fleming is a leading workplace pensions and employee benefits specialist providing outsourced support to UK businesses.

KPMG
KPMG operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services.

LAWBITE
Providing small businesses with more affordable, understandable and accessible access to legal services.

LLOYDS BANK
Lloyds Bank is one of the UK’s leading retail and commercial banks, with over 1,000 high street branches.

LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
Public research University based in North London.

MATTIOLI WOODS
One of the UK’s leading providers of wealth management and employee benefit services, delivering trusted advice and high service standards.

MEANWHILE CREATIVE
Providing affordable and lively places to work for Bristol’s creatives and entrepreneurs.

MOORE STEPHENS
Moore Stephens is one of the world’s major accounting and business advisory networks providing audit, tax, consultancy and financial services across the globe.

NATWEST
The largest retail bank in the UK.

NEWHAM COLLEGE
One of the UK’s largest further education colleges.

NUDGE DIGITAL
Digital marketing agency based in Bristol providing creative solutions that drive business transformation.

ORMEROD RUTTER
One of the largest independent accountancy firms in the region, they have the expertise of a large firm with the personality of a family one at the heart of the local community.

OUTSET FINANCE
Offering new business owners access to a loan of up to £25,000 as part of the Start Up Loans scheme.

OUTSET ONLINE
An interactive online learning tool to help you start or run your business.

PROFESSIONAL APPRENTICESHIPS
At Professional Apprenticeships we deliver quality Apprenticeships in a variety of business areas and operate throughout the South West of England.

THE PRINCE’S TRUST
Helping young people into jobs, education and training.

RANGEWELL
Rangewell provides every type of finance for every type of business.

SANTANDER
Retail and commercial bank with over 1,000 branches across the UK.

SHIFT CONSULTANCY
Helping you grow your business by maximising the potential of your team and developing an effective culture that will grow with you.

SIGNPOST 2 GROW
Signpost 2 Grow gives local businesses access to a wide range of business support, advice, grants and events aimed at helping businesses to grow and develop.

STEPHENS SCOWN LLP
Award-winning legal firm with offices in Exeter, Truro and St Austell.

TRADE & EXPORT FINANCE
Trade & Export Finance is a specialist group of companies providing trade and project finance if your business has confirmed orders.

UEL
UEL’s Knowledge Dock Business Centre (KDBC) provides both hotdesks or a dedicated space for businesses.

UKTI
UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. We also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

WILLMOTT DIXON
Construction and regeneration specialists.