Foundations for Growth

cassWorking in partnership with Cass Business School, FOUNDATIONS FOR GROWTH is designed for owner managers of early stage or small businesses who want to put in place firm foundations for future growth.

If your business is less than three years old, or has a turnover of significantly less than £0.5 million, and any of the following describes you, then FOUNDATIONS FOR GROWTH is FOR YOU

  • You’re ambitious to build a business which is more than just you
  • You need to grow the business before you can take on more people and you need more people before you can grow the business!
  • You want to be more profitable
  • You’re just too busy fire fighting all the time and have no time to step back and plan the future
  • You feel isolated and you’re looking for informed, independent and objective support
  • You feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants and you’d like some re-assurance
  • You’re wondering how to weather the storm and prepare your business for the upturn.

Most owner managers we know recognise a number of these and we know that FOUNDATIONS FOR GROWTH will help you address these challenges and create a different and better future for your business and for you.


  • a unique programme which we’ve designed specifically for ambitious owner managers and with the very clear aim of helping you to create the different and better future you want for your business and for you in the real world of your business
  • centred entirely in the reality of your business your opportunities, your current challenges, your future goals and your ambitions
  • uses our unique and hugely successful approach which has been fine tuned over the last seven years during which we’ve run the UK’s most successful programmes for ambitious owner managers and helped over 600 owner managers achieve their business and personal ambitions.


The benefits you achieve from your participation in FOUNDATIONS FOR GROWTH will depend on your particular situation. Typical benefits include:

  • Faster and more managed growth
  • Improved profits
  • Greater clarity over your personal goals and drivers
  • A clear and inspiring vision for the future of your business
  • A clear, comprehensive and robust plan of how you will bring that future about
  • More confidence, more focus, more energy
  • More effective leadership and improved management skills
  • Less stress, more time off and more fun!

And we know that businesses which participate in our programmes grow sales and profit more quickly than their peers and grow more quickly after the programme than they did before.

An additional benefit of our relationship with Cass is that participants on the FOUNDATIONS FOR GROWTH programme are eligible to apply for equity investments to support their growth from the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund.

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Find out more

The best way to find out more about FOUNDATIONS FOR GROWTH, and how Your Business Your Future and Cass can help you create a better future for your business and for you, is to come to one of our FREE Briefing Events. Click the big red button to book now.

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For more information

Contact Gerard Burke on 01525 261 074 or