Secretary of State for Business Vince Cable, said: “The £200 million Growth Accelerator programme will deliver high quality coaching to a range of businesses that will help them grow and give the economy a real boost.
“The UK boasts vibrant small and medium sized businesses that have the chance to become the household names of tomorrow. With targeted support we are giving entrepreneurs a fantastic opportunity to take their businesses forward to succeed both here and abroad. I look forward to seeing what this great programme helps them achieve in the future.”
Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk, added: “Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our economy and we are giving them the support they need to realise their potential. As well as this ambitious and innovative programme, we are already creating a network of thousands of business mentors and will soon be launching a new £10 million start-up loans scheme to give young people access to business advice and a small amount of capital.” Read more …
The FSB (Federation for Small Businesses) are running a campaign “Real Life Entrepreneurs” this year and it looks like things there could be some opportunities at long last for small businesses.
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