General News

Lockdown efforts recognised by Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber

We are thrilled to announce our team has received a special ‘President’s Recognition’, from Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber. Launched to celebrate and recognise work undertaken by chamber members which made a positive and remarkable impact on their local economies throughout 2020, we were one of 24 businesses from across South Yorkshire to gain recognition. SinceRead more

1000th Start Up Loan helps Barnsley plumber turn up heat on entrepreneurial ambitions

A Barnsley-based entrepreneur who found himself facing redundancy during the first national lockdown has become the 1000th recipient of a Start Up Loan delivered by alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise. Richard Adlington took the plunge into self-employment after carving out a successful career with a leading commercial catering equipment company. During his twenty yearsRead 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

Finance For Enterprise shortlisted for National Enterprise Network Award

We’re delighted to announce Finance For Enterprise has made the shortlist at the National Enterprise Network Awards. This year the team has been shortlisted in the Enterprise Impact Award category, which recognises the contributions made by business support organisations to help businesses across the UK. The Enterprise Impact Category is a new award which showcasesRead 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

Start Up Loan funding helps The Only Way is S66 cut through cashflow gap

A mother and daughter who invested their life savings in a bid to bring a touch of glamour to the residents of a South Yorkshire village have seen bookings increase four-fold since July as residents clamoured to chop their lockdown locks down to size. Experienced hairdresser Anna Wesley and her make-up artist daughter Robyn, wereRead more

Silver lining for psychology specialists

A Matlock-based clinical psychologist who pioneered a ground-breaking assessment and intervention system to improve the life chances of some of Britain’s most vulnerable young people is hoping to roll out her work across the UK after securing a six figure CBILS-backed business loan, jointly funded by Finance For Enterprise and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund,Read 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