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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Raising your profile

Throughout the year, techUK provides a range of services to it's 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.

Supporting growth

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

Events and training

Find and register for any techUK SME events or training courses

Insights

See here for all the latest insights for SMEs across our programmes and services

 

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.

Net Zero: techUK joins climate action campaign Race to Zero

techUK has signed up to the SME Race to Zero track via the SME Climate Hub, and will take immediate action to half emissions by 2030, achieve net zero before 2050 and disclose progress on a yearly basis. We encourage our members to get involved.

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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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Hear from an SME member - Zoe Cunningham, Managing Director at Softwire

 

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
 
 

 

Get in touch to learn more: 

Jonathon Clark

Jonathon Clark

Head, SME Engagement, techUK

Jonathon joined techUK in 2021 as the Head of SME Engagement, helping to shape techUK's offer for small to medium-sized businesses across the organisation's different programmes and sectors.

A geography graduate with a keen eye for fluvial and post-glacial landforms, 'Jonny' started his career working in sales, marketing and operations at an early stage environmental business. He later took a role at a Local Enterprise Partnership, working in policy, research and programmes in advanced manufacturing, tech and logistics. During this time, he was fortunate to work alongside politicians such as former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott and senior business leaders from firms such as Unipart, Siemens and Bibby Line Group.

More recently, he ran a growth programme for software startups - helping them to find product market fit and grow rapidly. A passionate advocate for building new ventures and using technology to improve society, Jonny has advised startups and public sector organisations in their innovation pursuits and worked on investment deals totalling several million pounds.

Outside of work, Jonny is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fanatical about high performance cars.

 

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