Economic Development

Currently, we are a key partner in GrowthAccelerator, part of Business Growth Service, the UK Governments leading support for high growth companies. The BSK team have specialist knowledge in finance, advanced manufacturing and low carbon sectors.
Through our extensive insight and knowledge of the business and public sectors, we have developed a wide range of economic growth programmes drawing in over £100million of funding and investment, primarily into the UK’s SE region. These have been created on behalf of clients such as EU Agencies, several UK government departments and Regional/Local Authorities. We have over 17 years experience in providing SME business support, access to finance (both public and commercial), are highly successful in bidding for EU structural funds and in supporting charities, higher education institutes and public authorities in strategic funding reviews and applications.

New Deal for Innovation (NDI)
NDI is using its major research work – looking at innovation in SMES across the world, and from feedback from over 500 English and French companies – to create a new, innovative information platform. It has been uniquely designed specifically for micro and small businesses wanting to see innovation drive growth in their companies or to maintain their market position.

Funding Success
The BSK team offer strategic funding reviews, fund finding, bid writing and project management. We share our own experience, of over £100m won, to support your work.

FUSION
Embedding low carbon thinking through the life of a business.

High Growth Kent
BSK’s coaches have brought in over £45M of investment to Kent companies, and help high growth businesses to develop

SAFE-iCE
Bringing together the knowledge of 20 European partners and 5 Interreg programmes on resource efficiency, increased competitiveness in small companies and energy savings in buildings.

Biz 4 Age
Helping ambitious companies grow. Bringing our expertise to the healthcare sector through a new project in collaboration with five EU partners, including Anglia Ruskin University’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School.