Benefits

  • A structured, practical learning experience focused on the challenges of growing a small businesses. 
  • Multiple sources of high quality advice and guidance as you develop a customised growth plan to serve as the roadmap for your business's future growth.
  • Joining a group of 25 to 30 selected small business leaders and forming a trusted network that provides peer to peer support, challenge and guidance in an open, constructive and dynamic learning environment. 
  • The opportunity to become part of a growing network of business leaders from across the UK.


How to apply

Case Studies

See what previous Midlands participants have to say about 10,000 Small Businesses.


  • John-Millar John Miller: Base GroupSince completing the programme, Base Group has successfully diversified into new markets, expanded their export operations and secured 2 TSB SMART Funded projects
  • Julie Summerell Julie Boyd: TR FleetSince starting the programme TR Fleet has secured Investment from Midven, allowing Julie to recruit a Commercial Director and Business Development Manager
  • Lee-Blake Lee Blake: Made by Young PeopleAs a result of being on the programme Lee has successfully process mapped every aspect of the business
  • Paul Phedon Paul Phedon: S&X MediaSince starting the programme, S&X Media has secured a number of new major clients, expanded the team from six to ten employees, acquired office space in London and is in line to achieve 40% growth
  • Gary Parkinson Gary Parkinson: W.E.T.Since completing the programme, Gary has led the company through the identification of strategic objectives and the development and implementation of a new organisational structure
  • Harco Women Alumni: Manufacturing BusinessesA selection of case studies with manufacturing businesses who were part of the fifth Midlands cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme.

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