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Times Enterprise Network: Going for growth

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Small and medium sized businesses will drive the country’s economic recovery from the ravages of the coronavirus. Join us as we hear from exciting entrepreneurs and leaders of fast-growth private companies such as Michael Acton Smith of Calm and Trinny Woodall of Trinny London about how to scale your business as Britain reopens.

In May this year The Times and The Sunday Times were delighted to launch The Times Enterprise Network, a new source of advice, inspiration and information for established business leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs in its audience. The Times and The Sunday Times reach a third (2.1 million) of all micro and small business decision makers in the UK. 

In this event, originally broadcast on Wednesday, June 23, we hear from the government on its efforts to make Britain the best place in the world to start and grow a business, and from leading entrepreneurs about the opportunities and challenges they see in 2021 and beyond. The event includes: 

Welcome: John Witherow, editor The Times
Scene setting: Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Discussion: How Britain’s businesses emerge from the pandemic fighting fit?  
  • Host: Hannah Prevett deputy editor of The Times Enterprise Network 
  • Byron Dixon, founder and CEO of Micro-Fresh
  • Tamara Littleton, founder and CEO of The Social Element
  • Trinny Woodall, founder and CEO of Trinny London

In conversation: Michael Acton Smith co-CEO and co-founder of Calm in conversation with Richard Tyler editor of The Times Enterprise Network 

Richard Tyler, editor of The Times Enterprise Network, was previously director of editorial at Fast Track, which researches and publishes annual rankings of Britain’s top-performing private companies with The Sunday Times. Prior to that he was enterprise editor of The Daily and Sunday Telegraph, covering entrepreneurs and government policy towards business.

Hannah Prevett, deputy editor of The Times Enterprise Network.  Having started her career writing about technology, Hannah now specialises in enterprise. She is the former business editor at Bridge Studio, News UK’s commercial content arm, and regularly hosts client events including a series of entrepreneur breakfast panel discussions.