Peer Networks: Fully funded support now available for SME Leaders

Date: 15/09/2021
Author: Harriet Jackson
Company: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

We are delighted to invite businesses to apply for Peer Networks, a fully funded initiative delivered in partnership with BEIS and Manchester Growth Company.

This new initiative will run from November 2021 to February 2022. It is specifically designed for business owners and senior business leaders who are looking to scale up their business, and combat challenges faced in the business environment.

Successful businesses will attend six 3-hour action-learning sessions with an expert facilitator and coach. In the sessions, businesses will discuss and share challenges and best practices with likeminded individuals. Participants will also receive 3.5 hours of 1-1 support delivered by GMCC.

The criteria for participants are:

• Greater Manchester based business
• At least 5 employees
• Turnover of £100k
• Business has been in operation for over one year

We are only able to offer this opportunity to a limited number of business owners so please only apply if you fit the above criteria and can commit to attending all 6 sessions and utilising the 1-1 support.

The cohort dates are:

  • 9thNovember 
  • 30thNovember 
  • 14thDecember
  • 11thJanuary 
  • 25th January
  • 8th February

If you have any questions or would like to apply for this cohort, please email and