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With over 500 SME members, techUK understands the issues that are most relevant to the UK SME tech sector. If you are an SME, you will find plenty of information here on how techUK can help you with a range of services, programmes and advice.

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All the latest guidance for SMEs including support for transitioning to Net Zero and information on the Modern Slavery Act.

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Latest opportunities for SMEs on funding, raising their profile, getting involved at techUK and more.

techUK SME Members LinkedIn Group

The techUK SME LinkedIn group provides an additional forum for techUK's SME members and provides a channel to keep updated on the latest news, insights and events from techUK, provide commentary and insights on issues currently faced by tech SMEs and network and share best practice with other SME members.

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The techUK Podcast - Govtech and SMEs

This podcast explores how to improve SME access to the public sector tech market. Our speakers discuss techUK’s report Procuring for Innovation and Growth and the experiences of selling to public sector market. 

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Get in touch to learn more: 

Ed Bevan

Head of SME Engagement, techUK

Ed is Head of SME Engagement and is responsible for shaping techUK’s proposition to our SMEs across the country, ensuring our policy work, market access activity and services benefit the SME community.

Prior to working at techUK, Ed worked in the at the Department for International Trade, engaging with a variety of businesses, particularly SMEs, to understand the benefits of Free Trade Agreements and act as case studies in press and social media. Ed has also worked in policy and public affairs within the voluntary sector, namely the Alzheimer’s Society and the Men’s Health Forum.

Ed holds a MA in International Relations from Leiden University, and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his son, travelling, and visiting historical sites.

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Building the Smarter State | 29 September | Book now


The eighth edition of our flagship public services conference, Building the Smarter State, will take place at The Royal Society on Thursday 29 September. 

Speakers and delegates will explore how we better utilise data and emerging technologies to meet societal challenges of net-zero and upskill the workforce to sustain and deliver digital services that meet the needs of citizens.