techUK provides a range of services to support SMEs and help them achieve their growth ambitions.
techUK academy helps staff at all levels with their learning and development needs. We have built up over twenty years’ experience delivering in training courses specifically targeted at the tech industry.
Our courses focus on the following categories
- Increasing productivity
- Pre- Sales
- Undertanding & Selling into the Public Sector
Free central London meeting space for members
techUK's conference facilities comprise of fully serviced, WiFi enabled, air-conditioned meeting rooms in central London with easy access to all mainline stations and just a few minutes away from the city.
The conference rooms vary in size and can accommodate from 8 to 120 people, with a separate networking area for refreshments and lunches. techUK members are entitled to use some of these facilities free of charge up to a maximum of four half days a year and can benefit from very competitive rates for additional use.
Please note that the techUK offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. As a result our usual meeting room service and members area is not currently available. We apologise for the inconvience and will be sure to update members of any changes to this.
techUK escrow is a subsidiary company of techUK. Our heritage has enabled us to gain a deep understanding of the software industry. With more than 30 years of experience of protecting critical business assets, techUKescrow operates to the highest standards and offers total flexibility without sacrificing value.
techUK is partnered with the Buying Support Agency (BSA), one of the UK's leading Business Costs and Procurement Consultant to private, public and charity sector organisations. BSA’s mission is to deliver amazing value and protect cash flow of techUK members. techUK is partnered with the BSA to help members of all sizes save money, reduce supply risk and environmental damage and free up their resource and funds.
Free legal consultations and preferential rates from a number of our partners, and access to the HR knowledge base; offering easy to use HR templates, letters, guides and customisable policies
Although barriers to growth for SMEs are varied, one common theme is finance and funding. SMEs that are ambitious and looking to develop world-beating technologies will often find that that the journey can be both expensive and require significant capital.
techUK helps it’s SME members navigate the myriad of finance and funding options by providing information and guidance. Throughout the year, we run free workshops around VC funding, angel investment, grants, IP, R&D and more.
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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.