Since GetSet launched in 2013, we’ve supported over 6,000 UK businesses across the country, who collectively turnover £1.5 billion!

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Benefits to Business

In addition to increasing confidence, knowledge and skills, we’ve helped clients secure finance, improve their sales, marketing and growth strategies, increase their turnover and profitability.

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Job creation

As a result of our support, so far, over 1,650 new jobs have been created or safeguarded. GetSet sustains and accelerates growth, enabling our clients to create new job opportunities and apprenticeships.

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Securing finance

98% of our clients who apply for finance are successful, even the 20% who had been rejected before working with us. To date, we’ve helped them raise over £24 million from debt, crowd, asset and equity funders.

Read about just some of the great clients we’ve had the privilege of working with!

  • Food for Thought Cookery School

    Food for Thought Cookery School

    “I can’t speak highly enough of GetSet. Having someone else looking at your business who is not close to you, is fantastic. Asking the ‘why’, is really powerful”
  • Faithworks

    Faithworks

    “It’s a great resource, a blessing that it is funded with mentoring support where needed. There is a real energy with GetSet and wonderful to be able to absorb it”
  • Novel Wines

    Novel Wines

    I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the team at GetSet for Growth. We have gone through a really exciting opportunity for growth with an investor coming on board and our business growing by over 150% year on year."
  • Brush Baby

    Brush Baby

    “I would highly recommend any business owner to use GetSet for Growth – it’s one of the best Government initiatives that I have ever found. The business advisers have gained knowledge of various industries and bring a wealth of experience to their roles.” 
  • My Gammie’s Ltd

    My Gammie’s Ltd

    Our experience with GetSet for Growth has been 10/10. All off the staff are friendly, passionate, knowledgeable and prompt.
  • The Eco Collective

    The Eco Collective

    “Be prepared to change what you think you are going to do. Have your idea, have your goals, have how you think it is going to be – BUT be prepared that once you actually start, you may have to think on your feet and change things”
  • Dorset Marine Training

    Dorset Marine Training

    “I would definitely recommend other people to go along to GetSet. Without help from GetSet, I would have struggled more with the confidence to carry on and survive”.
  • Making Mumpreneurs

    Making Mumpreneurs

    Erin thought ‘Hey - I could run my own business’. She had never thought of doing that before, as no one in her close circle of friends ran their own business.
  • Laser Light Studio

    Laser Light Studio

    "GetSet said that I had a great idea, that they believed it would work and just said let’s get started!"
  • On the Menu

    On the Menu

    GetSet client’s healthy ketchup wins major award
  • Work Out Here Ltd

    Work Out Here Ltd

    “GetSet for Growth London put us in the right direction by empowering us with knowledge. They made us believe in our company more than we already did.”
  • Green Gardeners

    Green Gardeners

    "GetSet is an excellent tool, which provides affordable mentoring and advice, and is pitched exactly right for a growing business with a limited budget."
  • The Plume

    The Plume

    "I have already started telling people about GetSet for Growth. I have moved further forward with my business in the last 8 weeks than I had done in the previous 8 years."
  • CMA Video

    CMA Video

    "I would definitely recommend the GetSet for Growth programme to other business owners and already have done!"
  • West Coast Academy

    West Coast Academy

    I don’t think I would have moved into my own premises if it wasn’t for GetSet. They gave me the confidence to take this big leap.
  • Kernow Confectionery

    Kernow Confectionery

    "GetSet’s help was crucial in us achieving funding from the GAIN+ fund and it was great to be pointed in the right direction with regards to writing our business plan."
  • Benson & Clegg

    Benson & Clegg

    "GetSet for Growth has given us the skills and confidence in preparing to move the business forward so that we can be equipped to deal with the exciting challenges ahead."
  • Mansa Cleaning Services

    Mansa Cleaning Services

    "My experiences working with GetSet For Growth have all been positive. I've been matched with a great mentor who is very knowledgeable and we are working well together."
  • Bikeworks

    Bikeworks

    “It was really beneficial to have regular meetings with an external advisor to help move things forward. I would recommend GetSet for Growth to other businesses.”
  • Hartley Bain Solicitors

    Hartley Bain Solicitors

    "Thanks to GetSet, we now implement our marketing activities in a smarter, more strategic manner that yields results."
  • Silly Old Sea Dog

    Silly Old Sea Dog

    “Without GetSet’s help I don’t think that I would have secured my business loan as I am not very confident with figures!”
  • El Rhey

    El Rhey

    GetSet For Growth gave us so many useful ideas, suggestions and action points to move forward with!
  • Chicken & Blues

    Chicken & Blues

    "Working with GetSet was like finding the keys to Narnia...it opened doors for us!"
  • Chris Watts Lighting Design

    Chris Watts Lighting Design

    "Chris Watts came to GetSet for help with growing his business through increased sales and expanding his customer base."
  • Inspired Development

    Inspired Development

    After my first session with GetSet I felt great, empowered and ready to take on the world. Just having a sounding board and getting out of the business environment really does help focus the mind.
  • Buttermilk Confections

    Buttermilk Confections

    It was great working with the team at GetSet as they are an energetic team brimming with new ideas and have a great breadth of experience between them
  • Sleeklight

    Sleeklight

    “Sleeklight has found the support from GetSet for Growth invaluable. We’ve had fantastic guidance around marketing, gaining financial support and funding."
  • Anja Jones Translation

    Anja Jones Translation

    “I’d recommend GetSet For Growth for their 1:1 hands on practical advice. It’s been so useful to be able to ask their experts very specific questions."