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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
How will the new EU accounting directive affect your company?
A simplified accounting regime will soon become part of UK law, but what will this mean for British SMEs?
Breakthrough Calendar
Upcoming events with Santander Breakthrough
Internships: publishing company adds intern to its books
Publishing consultancy Mare Nostrum received an intern placement from Santander, one that benefitted the intern as much as the company
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
October 2014
UKTI and EEF Partnership to Boost Overseas Trade
UK manufacturers can expect greater support when engaging in overseas trade thanks to a new partnership deal signed by British manufacturer’s.. more
September 2014
The will to succeed is in entrepreneurs' DNA
Just under half (47%) of UK respondents in a new study were optimistic for the year ahead, while 46% reported growth.. 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



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

Cause4: CSR in action

A strategy for social enterprise success

Delegate story: Oneserve

Lessons learned at the latest McLaren Masterclass.

Full Steam Ahead

Smarta boost technology company, Tracsis



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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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.
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Breakthrough’s Google Masterclass.