Business Extra Ltd
Business Extra is a not-for-profit, enterprise agency established in 2003 with the help of local stakeholders including Barclays Bank to provide business support in the more disadvantaged areas of Southwark. A representative of Barclays still sits as a Non-Executive Board Director of Business Extra.
Since 2003, Business Extra has developed the scope and coverage of its services and now delivers services to SMEs across the whole of London and through its joint venture with London South Bank University, the London Knowledge Innovation Centre (LKIC), founded in 2004, provides physical incubation services to high growth knowledge based businesses in London.
Currently, Business Extra through LKIC physically incubates around early growth stage 40 businesses and advises some 500 existing SMEs across London plus a about 1,000 individuals who want to start-up new businesses. Since 2003 Business Extra has worked with 6,000 clients, who remain part of our network and are regularly contacted and take part in networking and training events that we organise.