Guide

Business growth through collaboration

Introduction

collaborative business network is a group of companies who have agreed to co-operate to achieve specific business objectives. Northern Ireland businesses often collaborate with educational establishments, trade organisations and other companies.

Working collaboratively could contribute significantly to the success of your business, delivering a number of business benefits including cost savings, increased sales, knowledge transfer, access to new markets, increased capacity and improvements in efficiency and effectiveness.

This guide explains the benefits of collaborative networking, the forms networking can take and the support available to help your business work with others.