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Masterclass Delegate Story – Sarah Chanter, Eteaket
The General Manager of leaf tea company Eteaket on what she learned at the latest Breakthrough Masterclass
Santander hosts Birmingham HR Masterclass
Santander offers HR advice to SMEs
Brazil Trade Mission Delegate Story: Huub Design
Wetsuit manufacturer Huub Design were poised to secure orders and distribution during a Breakthrough trip to Brazil
PwC Masterclass: A Lesson in Driving Growth
Innovative views on growth enhancement
PwC Masterclass: Delegate Story – Stuart Abbott, Dassi
Stuart Abbott, CEO of cycling brand Dassi, attended a Breakthrough Masterclass hosted by accounting giant PwC. The event provided him with contacts that have had an immediate impact on his business
SME Summit: Growing Business in a Digital World
The latest SME Summit helped businesses take their first step towards exporting in a digital world
New York Trade Mission: Women in Business
Breakthrough Women in Business embrace the US marketplace
Breakthrough Calendar
Upcoming events with Santander Breakthrough
January 2015
8,000 companies supported by Regional Growth Fund
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has released figures for the total number of companies that have so far.. more
January 2015
Social media a necessity for savvy SMEs
New research by the Universities of Surrey and Greenwich Business Schools reveals that SMEs should focus more on social networking.. more
December 2014
Are UK SMEs ready for shared parental leave legislation?
As the UK gets to grips with its new parental leave legislation, SMEs will be cautiously waiting to see how.. 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 Trade Mission

SME Summit at the IFB

Three delegates on the SME Summit



Sarah’s Masterclass

Team-building lessons at the latest Masterclass

Breakthrough partnership

Social enterprise partnership between Santander and Cause4
Trade Mission

Delegate Story: Huub

A wetsuit manufacturer on breaking into Brazil
Trade Mission

Breakthrough to Brazil

Making contacts in a major export market

HR insight

Lowe Clothing gains HR insight



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.