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Bev Hurley, YTKO CEO, encourages businesses to lead the way to a fairer, more sustainable recovery

At a recent event, TechSwindon Summit, Bev Hurley, CBE, CEO of YTKO, presented to a virtual seminar to over 50 businesses, outlining the need to further build their resilience to remain sustainable in the future. Read more


Emergency Coronavirus Grants

The Treasury has announced a £3,000 grant for businesses that do not pay business rates to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic. Around 700,000 businesses in England currently eligible for Small Business Rate Relief (SBBR) or Rural Rate Relief can apply for the emergency funding. Read more

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Outset Finance smash £20m milestone in lending

Official delivery partner for the Government’s Start Up Loan Scheme, Outset Finance is marking the significant achievement of providing a total of £20million worth of funding to business start-ups in the past six years. Read More…

Outset marks International Women’s Day 2020

Recently Outset events took place in Cornwall, Bournemouth and Plymouth to mark what has become a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. delivery partner for the Government’s Start Up Loan Scheme,  Read More…

Outset Team with awards

Outset wins Bristol City Council Employment, Skills and Learning Service Award!

Outset were delighted to be one of the businesses, community organisations, volunteers and local residents that were honoured for success across employment and learning services by the Bristol City Council Employment, Skills & Learning (ESL) Department. Read more…

Celebrating Entrepreneurship in Bristol

Bristol leads the way to inclusive growth

Inclusive growth was top of the agenda at our ‘Celebrating Entrepreneurship’ event to celebrate the award-winning business start-up service OutSet. The event brought together Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees and other key business leaders, who have been working alongside Outset to provide vital support for the region’s budding entrepreneurs, including those in more disadvantaged communities. Read more…

Outset Finance achieves major milestone with £10million of Start Up Loans delivered

Start Up Loans delivery partner Outset Finance is celebrating their success after hitting another impressive milestone; securing a total of £10million for UK entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their businesses. Read more…

The Launch of Outset East Dorset

Outset, the pre-start and startup programme from YTKO, has launched across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch as part of The Dorset Business Growth Partnership. Read more…

Mission impossible – Accomplished!

A mission to support 10,000 entrepreneurs and established businesses has not just been achieved – but exceeded by 50%, and four years early. Read more…