Peer Networks Programme – Expression of Interest

Barringtons Business Masterminds are proud to be supporting this programme in local partnership with Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP.

Thank you for your interest in benefiting from the Peer Networks Programme. Places are limited so please register your interest below.

Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders who want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.

You will join business owners and senior managers from within your market sector to collaboratively work through common business issues. Through interactive action learning, you will discuss your own challenges, gain and reflect on valuable feedback and implement practical solutions to overcome them.

From finance and HR to sales, marketing and more, you will be guided by expert facilitators to create a trusted support network, helping you to build and strengthen your business and improve its overall performance.

Who is it for?

The programme is fully funded through Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP and interested businesses are required to meet the following criteria.

Mandatory criteria

Desirable criteria

Operated for at
least one year

At least five

A turnover of at
least £100,000

An aspiration
to improve

The potential
to scale up

The ability or
potential to export


Businesses who seek external advice or undertake formal training are more likely to improve their overall performance, many prefer to take advice from trusted sources, such as their peers, when presented with external challenges and opportunities.

Peer Networks enables you to make connections that go far beyond networking.

  • Overcome business challenges and recognise and act on new opportunities
  • Build a trusted network to support you now and in the future
  • Improve your long-term personal and business performance

The programme

Peer Networks is delivered through a series of virtual high impact group sessions, with a trained facilitator.

The programme includes:

  • Interactive action oriented learning
  • Trained facilitators
  • Small groups
  • Flexible topic selection
  • One to one coaching and support

Participant Commitment

To fully benefit from the Peer Networks Programme you or your nominated senior manager needs to commit the necessary time to fully engage.

  • Participation in 18 hours Peer Networking sessions.
  • Participation in 3½ hours individual one-to-one support .

Interested to know more? Please complete the expression of interest form below. Please review the Participant Charter before making your submission.

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