Committee hears from SMEs on scale-up

19 June 2018

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s hears from SMEs, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and others on scale-up and the effectiveness of Government initiatives to improve the productivity of small businesses.

The meeting on Tuesday, at the Scale-Up Institute in London, will look at the obstacles preventing SMEs boosting their productivity and what more can be done to encourage more firms to scale-up. It will also examine how national and regional policies and institutions are working together to support SMEs.


Tuesday 19 June 2018, Scale-Up Institute, 101 Euston Road, London, NW1 2RA

At 10.15am

  • Linda Edworthy, Strategy Director, Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • Angela Middleton, Chair, Middleton Murray
  • Bryon Dixon, CEO, Microfresh
  • Heather Dean, Head of Skills and Business Support, Bucks Business First

At 11am

  • Mike Cherry OBE, FSB National Chairman
  • Prof Tim Vorley, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Associate Dean Impact, Innovation & Engagement, Sheffield University
  • Irene Graham, CEO, Scale-up Institute
  • Chris Manson, CEO, Newable

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