Meet the team

A day in the life of an apprentice

Christian Elvidge

Christian Elvidge joined Finance For Enterprise as a business administration apprentice in April 2021. Now six weeks into his apprentice journey, Christian was asked by his course tutor to share a typical day at work as part of his coursework. We were so impressed with his efforts that we decided to share them here! 8:50Read more

Tim Daniels surpasses £20 million lending milestone

A dedicated Investment Manager who has been helping businesses across the region to overcome barriers to growth for nearly a decade has single-handedly delivered more than £20 million of loan funding, with nearly half of that amount being achieved during the Covid-19 pandemic. Tim Daniels joined Doncaster-based alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise in 2012.Read more

Meet the team: John Barnes

Investment Manager John Barnes joined the Finance For Enterprise team in 2020 after a long career in the finance sector. John is now hard at work helping business owners and new entrepreneurs to navigate their way through the Covid-19 pandemic. What is your role at Finance For Enterprise? My role as an Investment Manager involvesRead more

Jeremy Meadowcroft kicks off Finance For Enterprise career

Doncaster-based alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise has strengthened its team of Investment Managers after appointing experienced banker and business support manager, Jeremy Meadowcroft. The experienced Investment Manager who has helped to support SME business owners for much of his career will be responsible for helping business owners across the region to access a rangeRead more

Experienced banker John Barnes joins Finance For Enterprise

Finance For Enterprise has strengthened its team of lending specialists after appointing experienced banker John Barnes to its growing team of Investment Managers. The appointment forms part of the Doncaster-based lending provider’s future growth plans as it helps businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber to access the vital loan funding to navigate their way throughRead more

Meet the team: Jane Cusse

From an early age Jane Cusse was keen to work in the banking sector. Inspired by her love for maths, as a child Jane even set up her own bank in her parent’s living room before going on to work as a small business relationship manager. Since joining Finance For Enterprise in 2017, Jane helpsRead more

Finance For Enterprise appoints Andrew Austwick as its new Managing Director

The appointment forms part of the company’s business succession plans following a period where he worked alongside his predecessor, Arthur Foreman, which saw the business lending provider enjoy significant growth. In the last eighteen months, the not-for-profit lending provider completed the purchase of new premises to act as the company’s headquarters, secured £15million additional capitalRead more

Meet the team: Gillian Pickard

Gillian Pickard is Finance For Enterprise’s start-up specialist. Working closely with a number of funding partners including Start Up Loans UK she helps new business owners to secure the vital funds needed to launch their own businesses. What is your role at Finance for Enterprise? As an Investment Manager, my job involves helping business ownersRead more

Meet the team: David George

Investment Manager Dave joined Finance For Enterprise in 2019 after returning to the finance industry following a career break to care for his wife. Today, the experienced former banker helps businesses throughout the Sheffield City Region to access a wide range of alternative lending options to support their growth plans. As a teenager, Dave dreamedRead more