Peer to peer the next batch

We’re back with peer to peer

Thomas Jardine & Co were delighted to be one of the delivery partners for the Cumbrian peer to peer network last year.  We are thrilled to be a delivery partner again this year.

Last years groups saw us through Lockdown “I think the support we have had has been wonderful – thankyou! It has been a very strange time and leadership can be a lonely please – so having the space to share and discuss with both the group and Keith and Jacqui has been extremely valuable.” Catherine Coulthard Prism Arts

And all the businesses worked hard to support each other “I have been involved with the Peer-Peer programmes supported by Jacqui, Keith and Tina for the past 3 to 4 months. It has been extremely beneficial on both a business and personal level and a programme I would certainly recommend to others.”  Mark Butler Butler Interiors

Create a trusted support network

Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success. as one of the delivery partners for Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, we create diverse cohort groups of individuals to collaboratively work through common business issues. Through interactive action learning, we enable you to discuss your own challenges, gain and reflect on valuable feedback and implement practical solutions to overcome them.

From finance and HR to sales, marketing and more, we give you the flexibility to create a trusted support network that works for you, helping you to build and strengthen your business and improve its overall performance.

Peer Networks is delivered through a series of high impact group sessions, with each cohort led by one of our trained facilitators.

The programme includes:

  • Interactive action learning (online)
  • Trained facilitators
  • Small groups
  • Flexible topic selection
  • One to one coaching

Peer Networks are designed for business leaders who want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.

We really enjoyed working on the one to ones and giving businesses the time to work on their businesses “As we are all busy in our day-to-day working lives it was refreshing to take time out with Jacqui, take a step back, and work on the business instead of always working in the business.” Karen Blows KB Scaffolding

The programme is available to any SME business that has:

  • Operated for at least one year
  • At least five employees
  • A turnover of at least £100,000
  • An aspiration to improve

How much does it cost? 

  • This programme is completely free, fully-funded by The Growth Hub.

Ideally, participants should also have:

  • The potential to scale up
  • The ability or potential to export

Businesses that seek external advice or undertake formal training are more likely to improve their overall performance.  But many prefer to take advice from trusted sources, such as their peers, when presented with external challenges and opportunities. Peer Networks enables you to make connections that go far beyond networking.

By completing Peer Networks, you will:

  • Overcome business challenges and recognise and act on new opportunities
  • Build a trusted network of connections to support you now and in the future
  • Improve your long-term personal and business performance

We enjoyed working with last years cohorts and are looking forward to working with the cohort of 2021.  “Jacqui and Keith have been great. Access to their knowledge and experience has been invaluable and really allowed us to look at our business and strategies with a fresh pair of eyes. It’s easy to get bogged down by the day-to-day grind as a business owner so having time with both Jacqui and Keith to focus on growth, development and planning was fantastic.”  Emma Sherlock Stan Sherlock Ltd

If you want to know more or sign up for the 2021 cohort Contact us