GrowthAccelerator 200 Million Pound Boost for SMEs

A £200 million scheme to help businesses achieve their growth potential has been launched by secretary of state for business, Vince Cable. GrowthAccelerator is a public-private partnership that aims to create 55,000 high-value jobs by helping up to 26,000 of England’s brightest businesses to achieve their potential. The new partnership will see business experts working with companies to identify their barriers to growth and finding ways to overcome them. Key issues will include securing finance, commercialising innovation, management and developing leadership. GrowthAccelerator will also help to fast-track SMEs towards trusted providers of business advice, including UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and angel investors. Vince Cable said: “GrowthAccelerator is an exciting new progr... »