Breakfast Business Event: Finance for SMEs

London, United Kingdom


This breakfast seminar taking place at the City Business Library will give you an overview of The Business Growth Service programme administered by Grant Thornton. Two speakers from Grant Thornton will give you an overview of the programme and answer your questions. Faisal Haque (founder of Wrap it up) will explain his business journey from one outlet in the City of London to thirteen outlets. Robert Ferguson (Growth coach) will also able to bring the programme to life and explain how it could help your business.

This seminar aims to help those businesses who have the right level of ambition, capability and capacity to improve and grow. The Business Growth Service brings together a broad range of expertise, so that you can get the right advice and support to fulfil your growth potential. There will also be support on hand if you would like to apply for the programme on the day, plus a chance to network afterwards with like-minded business people.



8.15 – Tea, coffee and pastries 

8.30 – Welcome - Alexandra Leader, Business Engagement Manager, The City Business Library 

8.35 – Business Growth Service - Grant Thornton 

8.45 – Access to Finance - Grant Thornton 

8.50 – Growth Coach – Robert Ferguson 

9:00 – Business Journey – Faisal Haque (Founder of Wrap it up) 

9.15 – Q&A 

9.30 – Networking in The Exchange


Please note:
To be eligible for funded support, your business must be looking to improve and grow, and fit the following criteria:
• Registered in the UK and based in England
• Have up to 249 employees
• Have turnover of up to £40 million
• Meet the EU definition of an SME


Latecomers will not be admitted to this seminar.

No refunds will be given to any latecomers; cancellations via Eventbrite may be made up to7am on the day of the seminar.

As we do not admit latecomers, allow extra time to locate the City Business Library, if this is your first visit.