Peer Networks


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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Live Peer Networks

We now have the following Peer Networks live and accepting bookings, please click below to register your interest:

Who's it for?

The Peer Network programme is designed for business leaders who want to grow and develop their organisation for future success. Dedicated Networks have been delivered on the following topics and sectors: 

  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality and Visitor Economy
  • Creative Industries
  • Food and Drink
  • Women owned businesses
  • High growth businesses
  • High growth: digital 

Our International Peer Network is now live and taking bookings. Please click here to register. 

The programme is available to any SME business that has:

  • Operated for at least one year
  • At least three employees
  • A turnover of at least £100,000
  • An aspiration to improve
  • The potential to scale up or export or is exporting already.


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

For general enquiries please email

Peer Networks Case Studies

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Peer Networks Video Testimonials

Previous Peer Network participants share their testimonials...
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Meet the facilitators

Meet our Peer Networks facilitators and join one of our upcoming cohorts...
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Peer Networks - More About the Programme

Find out more about how the Peer Networks Programme is delivered...
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The Benefits of Peer Networks

Peer Networks enables you to make connections that go far beyond networking...
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Your business is unique but the challenges you’ll face in business aren’t, we can help get you through them.

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. 

Contact us today to access a wealth of support, events, business growth programmes and expert advice.

Anthony Byrne
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