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YTKO has been honoured with a 2022 Queen’s Award for Enterprise, one of only 226 organisations to be recognised nationally. The awards celebrate the success of exciting, innovative businesses which are leading the way with pioneering products or services, delivering impressive social mobility programmes or showing their commitment to excellent sustainable development practices. Announced today…

Growing interest in Cambridge from India-based companies looking to expand into the UK, has been discussed by the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Head of Investment for South India on a recent visit to the city. Siddharth Vishwanathan discussed the rise in demand with Rosa Del Campo, Head of Inward Investment at Locate Cambridge, (part…

In celebration of International Women’s Day next week, we are hosting an online panel discussion examining gender inclusivity within the UK’s high-growth ecosystem, on Thursday 10 March at 12pm. Topics of discussion will include female leadership in underrepresented industries, the benefits of gender diversity within the workplace, the sustained imbalance of equity backed female-founded businesses…

Next week (Tuesday 25 January), we are hosting a panel discussion with recruitment experts and agencies from across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough in response to recruitment challenges forecasted for 2022 and beyond. According to research, published this month to mark the 20th anniversary of the Lloyds Bank Business Barometer, almost half (47%) of UK businesses said…

We are delivering a new online talk series, set to reinforce the high growth entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough – launching on Tuesday 18 January. The Business Leader Talk series is open to all businesses across the region and aims to place the spotlight on challenges faced when growing a successful business in the…

Our new, one stop shop service to support high growth businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is already ahead of schedule in key areas in its first 100 days of operation. Growth Works aims to create at least 5,200 jobs, an extra 1,400 new apprenticeships, 1,700 learning opportunities for people, and generate significant inward investment in…

From next week, two brand new start-up programmes are launching to provide dedicated and responsive support to aspiring women entrepreneurs – helping them turn their ideas into successful and resilient enterprises in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Delivered by award-winning business start-up experts, the Business Startup programme (starts Tuesday 29 June) and Marketing Bootcamp (starts Monday 5…