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Jul 08

The Scale-Up Journey – Key challenges and top tips to tackle them

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Scale-up companies and those aspiring to be Scale-ups will face a number of challenges across their business to transition their business into the Scale-up phase and realise their growth goals. This webinar will provide an overview of a number of those key challenges and will provide insight on what you need to do as an organisation and as leaders of those organisations to tackle them.

In particular, it will look at:

  • Funding – how you transition to more strategic growth funding
  • Cash flow – keeping the business liquid as you move into high growth
  • M&A – how this can help accelerate your growth and meet your talent needs
  • Internationalisation – building a global business
  • Organisational development – having the right senior management team and the capabilities to attract, develop and retain the talent you need
  • Exit strategy – are you clear on what your end game is?
  • Innovate UK Edge Scale-Up programme – an introduction to this funded programme (https://www.innovateukedge.ukri.org/Scale-with-us) which provides bespoke support to those companies with exponential growth aspirations (50-100% sales growth per year)

Our speakers will include:

Daniel Hayhurst – Legal Director (M&A and Private Equity), Brabners

Angela Hodgson – Scale Up Director, Innovate UK Edge

Jim Tunstall – Scale Up Director and Programme Lead, Innovate UK Edge

Mike Shaw – Partner, Marks & Clerk

Gary Fenemore – Tax Advisory Senior Manager, Mazars

The event will be relevant to:

  • MDs/Directors of Scale-up companies or those who have aspirations to be Scale-up companies