Employees

Prepare yourself and your business to be future ready in a rapidly changing world with the tools, resources, and resilience needed for growth.
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FWD offers a range of support for start-ups and SMEs in the West of England. Get your business model in shape for growth, through our dedicated support and expertise.
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The FWD Makespace Lab enables businesses to experiment with emerging technologies risk-free, bridging the gap between ideation and innovation. We empower leaders to implement technology for sustained competitive advantage.

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The benefits

How FWD works
with employers

Specialist support designed to help you 
take your health business forward
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Access to an online community and network
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Understanding how and when you need 
investment or funding
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The benefits of
joining FWD

Designed with you in mind
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Grow your business and own career faster
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Work with expert researchers, mentors 
and fellow business founders
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Access to local skilled talent / Priority to 
skilled talent
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Local businesses who
support FWD

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Hear what our FWD
members are saying

Gary Pratt

“The Investment support we received through FWD was brilliant, I had the opportunity to attend Investment Futures 24. EarSwitch are currently building interest for a our Series A funding round, and it fantastic to raise our profile within the Investor network.”

Tony Smith

“The format is good especially with the feedback. I work generally in my own bubble, and so it’s good to get advice, especially from a different angle.”

Alice Appleton, Clera Healthcare Ltd

“Fantastic course, really valuable and well timed – good length etc.”

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