Welcome to Breakthrough

Conquering international trade: Breakthrough Business Class
Guiding delegates through areas of business growth and development
Abu Dhabi & Dubai 2014: Mission Accomplished
Delegates received first-hand advice on entering this dynamic export market
Trade Mission Destination 2014: Abu Dhabi and Dubai
With its diverse economy and favourable trading conditions, the United Arab Emirates has much to offer UK exporters
CSR takes centre stage at Cause4
CEO Michelle Wright explains her strategy for success in the world of social enterprise
Breakthrough Calendar
Upcoming events with Santander Breakthrough
November 2014
FSB to give small business a 'Big Voice'
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has offered UK SMEs the chance to have their opinions heard directly by the government.. more
November 2014
CBI calls for fairer share of growth benefits
Speaking at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) Annual Conference this month, CBI President Sir Mike Rake called for a fairer.. more
October 2014
SMEs should look online for export prospects
A recent YouGov survey has revealed that only 13% of UK retail companies traded overseas in 2013 despite the massive growth.. more
October 2014
Business Trust in the Cloud at All-Time Low
Trust in the security of data held in the cloud is a rapidly growing concern for IT decision-makers within large organizations,.. more

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Breakthrough Calendar

Upcoming events with Santander Breakthrough.

Growth Capital

Growth Capital provides finance for fast-growth SMEs.
Trade Mission

Delegate Diary: Bikeright!

On-the-ground view of this year’s New York Trade Mission

New York Trade Mission

Delegates describe the latest Trade Mission

SME Summit at the IFB

Three delegates on the latest SME Summit



Business Class: Export

Business Class boosts export potential
Trade Mission

Delegate Story: Advetec

Connecting to potential clients and the wider market.
Trade Mission

UAE Trade Mission 2014

First-hand advice on this dynamic export market

Internships: Mare Nostrum

The benefits of a Santander internship placement
Trade Mission

UAE Trade Mission 2014

What the United Arab Emirates can offer UK exporters



EU accounting directive

A key-point summary of what you need to know.
Business support

Business benefits from LEPs?

LEPs support SMEs

Can LinkedIn really help?

Make connections and grow your brand on LinkedIn

Planning for a rate rise

How will interest rates impact your business?

Protecting IP At Home

Defending your company’s IP in the domestic market

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Case Study
Isabella Oliver
Funding enables fashion business to compete with the big brands
Breakthrough To Brazil
Trade mission helps SMEs tap overseas potential.
Breakthrough Responsibly
Helping growing businesses manage their sustainability.
Google Masterclass
Breakthrough’s Google Masterclass.