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Case Study: Adrian Ashton

5 April 2022 | Coadec

After relocating in 2005, Adrian found himself sub-contracting and began forging a career as a self-employed enterprise consultant. As a sole trader he is currently ineligible for the Help to Grow: Digital scheme.

Case Study: Shopblocks

5 April 2022 | Coadec

Founded in 2010 and now with 40 employees on the team, Stockport-based Shopblocks is an ecommerce and website platform ready to help small businesses in the UK thrive online.

The Government’s Attempt to Boost Productivity Miss the Mark

17 May 2021 | Medium

Driven by a desire to get small businesses in the UK up and running towards that light at the end of the Covid tunnel, the Chancellor announced the Help to Grow: Digital initiative in March’s Budget.

Speeding up the snails: how tech can solve the productivity puzzle

17 May 2021 | CapX

Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist, calls them ‘snails’ – small, overcautious businesses that are reluctant to adopt new technology and largely responsible for Britain’s sluggish productivity.

Start-ups Urge Government to Expand Help to Grow Scheme

17 May 2021 | The Daily Telegraph

START-UPS have blasted a “lack of ambition” on the Chancellor’s Help to Grow scheme after finding it locked out swathes of firms and limited any productivity benefits.