The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has welcomed a new corporate partner, taking the number of businesses it is partnered with to eight.
Research and development tax credits expert Lumo is the latest organisation to become a corporate partner of the Forum, joining Brewin Dolphin, Diamond Group, Encore Group, Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Narrative, Qrious and Ward Hadaway.
As corporate partner, Lumo will use its expertise to support Forum members and other entrepreneurial businesses to gain the necessary competence to grow their businesses.
The first of this dedicated support will be delivered March 4th in a member-only webinar focused on business innovation and evolution.
The event, delivered in collaboration with Narrative, will see Lumo explore the options available to innovative businesses looking to fund their futures through R&D tax credits.
Joanne Warren, managing director of Annfield Plain-based Lumo Tax, said: “The team at Lumo are really looking forward to working closely with the Entrepreneurs’ Forum and its members. We feel very lucky to have the opportunity to become a corporate partner and excited about the future of being involved with such a fantastic business support network.”
Jonathan Lamb, the Forum’s chief executive, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lumo as a corporate partner of the Forum.
“The North East is becoming a hotbed of innovation, with businesses from the Tyne to the Tees developing products and services that solve the challenges of the future.
“Funding and investment will be key in many of these business’ growth journeys and Lumo’s knowledge and expertise of R&D tax credits will play a crucial role in assisting these businesses to continue to innovate and grow.”
Founded in 2002, the Entrepreneurs’’ Forum brings together North East business owners to share experience and help each other grow their companies faster.