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SME Connect

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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Support Directory

A directory of opportunities for funding, business development, innovation and other ways of growing your business.

Raising your profile

Throughout the year, techUK provides a range of services to its SME members, ensuring we are working collaboratively to help raise their companies profile and win new business.

Accessing and retaining talent

It is vital that businesses can source the skills and talent needed to meet the digital skills gap the UK is facing. techUK works with stakeholders to offer a range of initiatives that help members to attract, develop and retain their talent.

Business Services

techUK provides a range of services to support SMEs and help them achieve their growth ambitions.


Jacqueline de Rojas CBE in conversation with Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer

techUK President Jacqueline de Rojas joined Chancellor Rishi Sunak to discuss how in the modern world ‘every job is a tech job’ and the need to demystify the industry to ensure everyone can see the opportunities of technology as open to them.

The Kickstart Scheme

techUK has partnered with Reed to help facilitate participation in the government Kickstart initiative for our members and provide opportunities for young people to find high quality job placements with a view to boosting their career prospects.

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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. 

techUK · The techUK Podcast Episode 7 - Govtech and SMEs


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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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