Case Studies

Finance For Enterprise funding helps friends nail entrepreneurial aspirations

Two friends who dreamed of launching their own business have transformed an empty unit in Immingham’s Kennedy Way Shopping Centre into a haven for DIY enthusiasts after securing help from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise. Sales expert Richard Chapman and experienced locksmith Mike Skinn have worked alongside each other for more than 12 years

Doncaster fitness entrepreneur hits the right gear

A self-confessed fitness fanatic has transformed a former warehouse unit into a unique fitness event studio, which transforms a trip to the gym into being part of an interactive event in a bid to help people across to Doncaster to shape up and shed their lockdown pounds. Complete with its own dance floor and disco

NPIF & Finance For Enterprise funding fuels growth for Grimsby engineering specialist

A Grimsby-based manufacturing company, looks to create eight new jobs and target multi-million-pound growth after securing a loan from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). Operating from Grimsby’s Enterprise Village, Smartflow Couplings now specialises in manufacturing innovative hose couplings which are used to improve both safety and efficiencyRead more

Stair lift specialist reaches new level of growth

A Yorkshire-based stairlift manufacturer, which specialises in producing bespoke designs for curved or complicated staircases, is targeting significant growth after securing £100,000 in loan funding from Finance For Enterprise and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). Bespoke Stairlifts will use the loan funding to create four senior roles in the business, as well as enablingRead more

Driven entrepreneur shifts gear with Finance For Enterprise support

A Barnsley-based car body shop which was founded by an aspiring female rally driver has seen business demand speed up dramatically since opening its garage doors last July after receiving a financial boost from alternative lending provider Finance for Enterprise. Taylor’s Bodyshop called on support from Finance For Enterprise to help the business meet theRead more

Early Christmas treat for Hull bakery

  Christmas has come early for a Hull bakery which produces over a million festive cakes and puddings each year after calling on help from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance and Finance For Enterprise to secure the vital funds needed to expand its operations to new premises and double its workforce. The £150,000 loanRead more

Packaging specialist enjoys record year of growth after securing Finance For Enterprise & NPIF CBILS backed loans

Humber-based packaging specialist, which has been helping retailers take advantage of the boom in online sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, has secured a £110,000 loan, jointly funded by alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) and backed by CBILS. Hull Boxes & Packaging, which specialises in supplying bespoke corrugatedRead more