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Wednesday 27 March 2019

Meet & Greet: Barclays High Growth & Entrepreneurs

27 March, 1-4pm (30 minute slots)

Specialist staff from Barclays Bank High Growth, Eagle Lab and Integrity Accountancy Services will be available for 1-2-1 meetings with SME’s who are looking to develop and grow their businesses and/or receive advice around finance and tax.

This free event aims to provide support for SME’s at all stages of development, from early stage to established, who are looking to build their businesses and their products or services.

The Meet and Greet sessions will take place at STEAMhouse between 1-4pm and SME’s can sign up for a 30 minute sessions. Spaces will be offered in a first come first served basis.

If you are interested in booking please email

Background Info

Barclays High Growth & Entrepreneurs/Eagle Lab offers:

  • Support from specialist teams of Relationship Managers – Birmingham based Relationship Managers, work closely with Local VC’s, The UKBAA, Tech City, Future fifty, Pitch at the Palace, Fast track 100 to name a few.
  • Holistic Funding – Access to the Barclays Midlands Growth fund; Links to local funders; Dedicated Venture Capital Coverage Unit; Invoice financing for small businesses who deliver goods or services to in advance of receiving payment.
  • Access to a national network of Eagle Labs – state of the art workspaces, with services, including mentors, business incubation,  and funding opportunities.
  • Programmes including the Barclays Scale Up UK Programme

Integrity Accountancy Services will also be available for meetings:

Shohaib Shafiq ACMA CGMA is the principal accountant at Integrity Accountancy Services Limited with over 20 years’ experience in the world of accountancy, finance and tax.  His experience includes work for charities, not-for-profit organisation, engineering, manufacturing, banking and accountancy, having worked for the likes of Price Waterhouse Coopers, HSBC, Halifax Bank to name but a few.  Shohaib is currently the Principal Accountant at Integrity Accountancy Services Limited, an accountancy practice that has been identified as a Top 250 accountancy practice within the UK, in The Times Newspaper, as well as being selected as one of the top 100 Small Business by Small Business Saturday in 2017