Advisers selected to promote Growth Voucher programme across Britain

Advisers selected to promote Growth Voucher programme across Britain
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Posted: Fri 19th Sep 2014

Since its launch in January 2014, the Enterprise Nation marketplace has recruited over 7,000 advisers, of which 2,000 are accredited to take part in the government's Growth Vouchers programme. Last Friday over 60 of those advisers came together to develop plans and action to promote the Growth Vouchers project across Britain.

The Growth Vouchers programme sees the government offer up to £2,000 in match spend to small businesses accessing strategic advice to grow, across five categories including sales and marketing, accessing finance and leadership and management.

As a small business owner, you can apply and be randomly selected to receive a Voucher, which can then be activated with accredited advisers on the Enterprise Nation Marketplace.

Advisers are located across the UK and experts in their field. They are also a dynamite promotion force and today we announce a national list of spokespeople who will take on the responsibility of promoting the Growth Vouchers programme in their area through media, events and adviser relations. Spokespeople will be the go-to person for press and will promote the Growth Vouchers opportunity to small businesses so the programme continues to deliver support. You can see the names of selected spokespeople below.

Last Friday's Adviser event was opened by Lord Young of Graffham, originator of the Growth Vouchers programme, and a keen believer in the power of small businesses accessing the right advice at the right time.

Alison Edgar

One adviser, Alison Edgar, offered her own tips on promotion. Founder of Sales Coaching Solutions Ltd, Alison has put real momentum behind promotion in the South West where she is running a roadshow of events, promoting her clients who have received advice through the programme, and building local partnerships to get the message out too.

This group of advisers (who are also part of an active LinkedIn group) left with fresh vigor to work within their areas to promote the Growth Voucher programme and support the UKs small businesses to grow.

To apply for a Growth Voucher for your business, please click here

To become an adviser on the marketplace, please click here

  • Bedfordshire - Julian Hall

  • Berkshire - Mark Neild

  • Birmingham - Dave Dugdale

  • Bristol - Rob Thomas

  • Buckinghamshire - Neil Younger

  • Cambridgeshire - Alan Todd & Stuart Forrester

  • Cornwall - Bob Harper Derbyshire - Paul Hesp

  • Devon & Somerset - Vince McConville

  • Durham - Stephen Derrick

  • Essex - Liz Storey & Duncan Gotobed

  • Gloucestershire - Luan Wise

  • Greater Manchester - Jeremy Bassett

  • Herefordshire - Anna Wilde

  • Kent - Bill Fox & Roderick Hogarth

  • Lincolnshire - Barbara Spiller

  • London (Central & City) - Javed Afzal, Nick Welch & Sam Onigbanjo

  • London (Central & West) - Helga Viegas, Linda Ngo, Philippa Seal & Warren Knight

  • London (East) - Mark Kass, Mavis Amankwah & Michelle Safo

  • London (North) - Sapphire Gray

  • London (South West) - Richard Hoque & Anton Smith

  • Merseyside - Andy Smith

  • Middlesex - Phil McConnell

  • Norfolk - Sue Wiltshire & Shirley Gabriel

  • Northwest - Robert Parkinson

  • Northumberland - Andy Smith

  • Nottinghamshire - Serena Humphrey

  • Oxfordshire - Ashley Goodall & Justin Jackson

  • Peterborough - Quentin Pain & Tony Cruttenden

  • Sheffield - Angela Stead

  • Shropshire - Chris Jones, Matt Flanagan & Andrew Corbett

  • South Yorkshire - Paul Smith

  • Surrey - Matthew Katz & Arsim Shillova

  • Tyne & Wear - Andy Smith

  • West Sussex - Doug Eaton

  • Wiltshire - Alison Edgar

  • Worcestershire - Alan Matthews & Stuart Allen

Additional counties being confirmed

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