Peer Networks


The Peer Networks programme is open to new cohorts – sign up now.


What is Peer Networks?

Peer Networks is a peer-to-peer networking programme for SMEs that is delivered locally by the network of Growth Hubs across England.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.

Peer Networks is a hugely beneficial programme guided by expert facilitators, you will be given 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.

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The D2N2 Growth Hub Peer Networks is designed for business leaders who want to grow and develop their organisation for future success. Dedicated Networks will be set up to bring together the following key sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality and Visitor Economy
  • Creative Industries
  • Medtech and Life Sciences
  • Food and Drink

We will also be bringing together the following cohort groups:

  • Women owned businesses
  • High growth businesses
  • High growth: leadership and management
  • High growth: women owned
  • High growth: sales
  • High growth: digital 

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
  • The potential to scale up or export or is exporting already.
  • Not already accessed the Peer Networks programme

What commitment do you require from me?

Peer Networks are fully funded so there is no cost involved for you, the business.

A time commitment will be required to attend the sessions which will be approximately eighteen hours across the entire duration of the programme.

What's the Peer Networks experience like?

Hear first hand from those that have already benefitted from Peer Neworks: 


To find out more please visit our video testimonials or case study pages

Build your Peer Network today.

To join one of our upcoming Peer Networks please complete this expression of interest form and a member of the team will be in touch.

For general enquiries please email

Download the full leaflet, here or take a look below to find out more

Peer Networks Case Studies

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Peer Networks Video Testimonials

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Peer Networks - More About the Programme

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The Benefits of Peer Networks

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Our free and impartial support is delivered by experienced and expert business advisers, giving you the right advice at the right time for your business. 

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