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Business Strategy

Connect the outside world to your company

If you fail to plan, you're planning to fail – an old saying, but one that’s no less true today.

Your business needs a sound strategy, a blueprint for where you want to be and how you are going to get there. Without one, of course, you can still enjoy success but will it be sustainable and long-lived?

Our service will help you develop the tools you need to innovate, break frontiers and discover untapped customer insights.

What's included

How it works


SME in Greater Manchester

Cost to your business

None - it's free to access

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Take your business to the next level with tailored scaleup support and peer-to-peer collaboration.


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Janine Smith

Janine Smith, Head of Growth Services

People are looking for a reason to believe in you, a reason to put their trust in your business.

Our team of specialists and partners help local businesses understand what they want or need to grow. You can then concentrate your efforts where you have the best chance of success and confidently expand your business.

Janine is a former business management lecturer who is also an experienced operational and development director. She specialises in managing multi-million-pound contracts and programmes, both in the public and private sector.