The Forge is our flagship free- to-access business growth programme for ambitious entrepreneurs from all walks of life, ages and backgrounds, with the vision to grow their business.
Designed to empower business owners to unlock their full potential, we offer in-person sessions once a week, providing you with the knowledge, strategies, and resources necessary to achieve your growth ambitions and take your business to new heights.
Applications are currently closed, but if you're interested, please leave your details below, and we'll be in touch when a new cohort becomes available.
How it works
During their time at The Forge, each successful applicant will receive:
- Structured business support workshops (valued at £6,000 per attendee) focused on the needs of ambitious businesses
- 1:1 coaching and mentoring
- Access to our extended contacts and partners
"This is a great programme for those who have an idea and want to grow it into a business or are already in a business and want to get to the next level. As long as you have the passion and commitment, this experience will change your life. Because it has a wide range of topics and experts you are bound to learn something new no matter how established or experienced you are. And the best part is the community and friendships you make during the.course! Highly recommend"
"The Forge has accelerated my plans for business growth by 6 months to a year. It addresses all of the moving parts of successful business growth I easy-to-manage steps"
"I joined the Forge programme during Summer 23. It has made a huge difference to my confidence as small business owner and given me the tools and a network to support my growth both personally and professionally. Would 100% recommend."
“THE PROCESS OF IMPROVING SOME MEASURE OF AN ENTERPRISE’S SUCCESS.”
In The Forge growth isn't a pre-defined concept. We urge you to define what growth means to you. This may mean building confidence, or it could be defined as growing your team or increasing profit. Whatever your growth ambitions are, we will help to get you there.
We understand that confidence is the key to making bold decisions and driving your business forward. Through a supportive and collaborative environment, we help you develop the confidence to take calculated risks, make informed choices, and embrace growth opportunities.
Unlock the strategies and insights needed to optimise your operations and enhance profitability. Our expert guidance and tailored approaches will help you identify revenue streams, streamline processes, and maximise the financial performance of your business.
Grow Your Team
Building a strong and motivated team is crucial for sustainable growth. The Forge equips you with the skills and knowledge to attract top talent, foster a positive work culture, and effectively lead and manage your team. Learn how to delegate responsibilities, cultivate a collaborative environment, and empower your employees to contribute to your business's success.
The Forge curriculum is carefully crafted to meet the diverse needs of small business owners. We address various growth ambitions, including increasing profit, growing a team, and boosting confidence. Each session is designed to provide practical insights, actionable strategies, and real-world examples that can be directly applied to your unique business challenges.
Engage with a vibrant community of like-minded business owners who understand the journey you're on. Collaborate, network, and share experiences with fellow participants, fostering valuable connections that can last a lifetime. The support and inspiration you'll find within our community are instrumental in fuelling your growth and keeping you motivated.
Applications are currently closed, but if you're interested, please leave your details here, and we'll be in touch when a new cohort becomes available.