Partner with us

Our corporate partners are world leaders in their fields and bring their expertise, support, and leadership to the Be the Business mission. 

We work with over 40 corporate partnerships, including Lloyds Bank, Amazon, BAE Systems, McKinsey & Co and Meta. Our partnerships are tailored to tackle specific productivity challenges in an engaging and impactful way. You can help us reach more businesses faster and have a greater impact by lending your expertise, supporting innovation, and unlocking funding.

In return, you unlock a realm of benefits for your own organisation. Embrace the opportunity to enhance your team's learning and development, empower your supply chain, and actively engage in meaningful research and policy discussions that shape the UK economy.

Why join us

By partnering with Be the Business, corporates unlock a host of benefits for your business, employees and culture. Moreover, you become a catalyst for transforming the lives of business leaders nationwide and driving the growth of the UK economy.

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    Get to know your customers

    Through in-depth and unique insights, we’ll help you understand your customers and support you to build stronger, more trusting relationships.

    Support your supply chain

    By developing management capabilities and practices within your supply chain, we can help you reduce risk.

    Develop your people with unique opportunities

    When you participate in our exceptional personal and professional development programmes, you equip your employees with stronger leadership and management abilities.

    Solve long-standing challenges by working together

    Tackling big problems on your own can be really difficult, but we want to change that. By joining our challenger taskforces, you can work to influence policy, effect change, and expand your networks.

    Be recognised by customers, peers and government

    By becoming a corporate partner, we’ll bring you into the Be the Business community – enabling you to engage with influential stakeholders, real SME leaders and your peers at other leading corporates.

How we deliver impact

Join us and become an essential part of the productivity movement. Together we can:

  • Create tailored packages of support, to drive up the productivity of your SME networks
  • Leverage our insight to undertake new research to drive impact across the ecosystem and crack the productivity code
  • Amplify and showcase our partnership through campaigns, roundtables and events

Find out how we partnered with Lloyds Bank

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How it works

You can partner with us and support the productivity movement in different ways.

  • Learn and develop

    Develop your top talent through immersive, hands-on training in improving the productivity of a small business.

  • SME networks

    Deliver exceptional value-added services to your SME customers or supply chain and elevate your business relationships to new heights.

  • Campaign

    Tap into the wealth of SME insight offered by Be the Business to enrich your understanding of SME behaviour and effectively showcase your findings.

  • Contribute

    Our movement is growing every day. Through your generous contributions, we can continue to expand our operations and programmes, and lead the UK towards greater productivity.

Our partners

We work with partners who want to dynamically improve their commercial relationships as well as their own unique culture and the prosperity of the communities that they exist within.

“Productivity is critical to the UK’s economic performance, so it is important we support the mission of Be the Business, using our combined strengths and resources to help drive productivity improvements.”

Sir Charlie Mayfield
Be the Business

“GSK has been a supporter of Be the Business since its inception and co-developed the highly successful Mentoring programme. GSK have seconded executives directly to Be the Business in order to help scale the programme to allow SMEs all around the country to access strategic guidance from experienced executives.”

Regis Simard

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