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April 19, 2013

We take the complexity out of digital marketing so that you can focus on taking your business forward. If you lack the time, skills or resources to optimize and manage your digital marketing campaigns in house then you need a …
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Growth Programme stimulates SME growth

February 27, 2013

YTKO Group’s Growth Programme is a high quality, practitioner-led service for businesses with potential for job creation and growth. The programme has a demonstrable track-record of success in stimulating sustainable business growth outcomes in more than 250 businesses.  Increases range …
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YTKO Group strategic marketing services

October 8, 2012

Since 1979, YTKO Group has specialised in strategic marketing and business-to-business communications for technical audiences in the UK, Europe and worldwide. We work in collaboration with our clients’ sales and marketing teams to develop communication strategies that help them: Achieve faster …
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Who are you calling ‘hard to reach’?

February 23, 2012

Read our report about Outset intensive business start-up support programme best practices.
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Support policy ignores SME needs

December 1, 2011

Enterprising Matters (Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship) has published a debate piece by YTKO CEO Bev Hurley, in which she argues that despite their potential to make a significant contribution to economic recovery, targeted support is lacking for ambitious SMEs who want to grow.
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Growth Programme Highlights Report – Cornwall 2011

November 25, 2011

The highly successful Growth Programme delivered by Enterprising Women is designed specifically for established women entrepreneurs who possess the ambition and potential to grow their businesses to the next level. This report summarises the results from the programme delivery in Cornwall and the impact it had on participants six months on.
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Outset Norfolk Programme Review

May 1, 2011

Outset Norfolk’s start-up coaching and mentoring programme has created a real impact in the county, which we are proud to evidence in this report. The programme has been extended for a further six months and YTKO will continue to deliver this vital service to encourage enterprise in the county. This report demonstrates how the team have successfully leveraged private support of more than 2100 hours (with a commercial value of £100,000+) and helped to neutralise barriers to engagement via community outreach and partnership working.
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Outset Herts Programme Review

April 26, 2011

YTKO was commissioned to provide intensive early enterprise support for individuals from under-represented enterprise groups in Hertfordshire. This end of programme report provides an in-depth review of the outcomes, the methods adopted to engage with clients, and detailed client profiling.
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Enterprising Women Growth Survey 2011

March 9, 2011

It is not for lack of ambition that women-owned businesses often fail to reach the same levels of growth as their male counterparts. Results from a survey of over 220 women businesses in the UK are published in this report.
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Outset Cornwall: end of year report

November 26, 2010

The ERDF Convergence-funded Outset Cornwall programme was launched with one main objective: to support individuals from under-represented groups across the county through the best practice Outset® enterprise development programme, and progress to self-employment.
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Outset Plymouth: interim report

November 22, 2010

This interim report provides an update of the activities of Outset Plymouth, which made a significant impact on the city in its first six months and continues to go from strength to strength. Read about the client profiles, and best practice delivery methods which enable Outset® to have a lasting positive impact on communities with diverse client demographics.
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