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Man in the mirror looks forward to a successful future

A family run business which counts a famous English singer and a reality show judge amongst their clientele, is looking forward to a gleaming future after securing business investments worth over £30,000 with the help of a local lender. Dinnington-based JS Mirrors has secured investment from alternative funding specialist Finance For Enterprise which will beRead more

FFE join the East Midlands Chamber

Finance For Enterprise is setting its sights on helping more businesses in North Derbyshire and North Notts after signing up as a member of one of the UK’s largest Chambers of Commerce. The alternative business funding provider works with start-up and growing businesses, enabling them to access the vital funding needed to achieve their growthRead more

We’re hiring!

Job Vacancy Job title:                 Investment Manager   Salary:                   £36,000 plus 5% pension contribution and annual bonus scheme   Hours:                   37.5 hours per week, although flexible part-time hours will alsoRead more

Business funding provider announces appointment of new Board members

Finance For Enterprise has appointed three senior members of South Yorkshire’s business community to help oversee the continued growth and development of the Doncaster-based alternative funding provider. Bringing together a wealth of expertise and knowledge from across the region’s business sector, the three new board members include Dan Fell, Chief Executive of Doncaster Chamber ofRead more

Q&A with Finance For Enterprise’s “Shining Star”

  In May we shared the news that our amazing apprentice, Rebekah Wickham, had been shortlisted for the North Midlands and South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards and was recently named as Lifeskills Learner of the Month. We are thrilled to announce that during a glittering awards ceremony, held within Sheffield’s iconic Showroom Cinema, Rebekah received aRead more

Spa Therapist faces glowing future after securing Start Up investment

An award-winning massage therapist has plucked up the courage to launch her dream spa, after securing a lifeline Start Up loan from alternative funding provider Finance For Enterprise. Lindsey Jones (29) from Ravenfield, Rotherham secured a Start Up loan to give her former mobile massage business a permanent hope, enabling her to grow the business,Read more

Care provider brings jobs to Yorkshire with the help of local lender

A leading domiciliary care provider which aims to transform the way in which care services are delivered across the region is on course to bring 50 new jobs to East Yorkshire’s healthcare sector after successfully securing investment from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). A.R.U Recruitment LimitedRead more

A short guide to the minimum wage changes for SMEs

Managing money is never far from the minds of small business owners, especially when it comes to managing staff wages. In recent years, the Government has introduced a number of new measures which have a direct impact upon employing staff, and even though some of the measures have been around for some time, there isRead more

‘Shining Star’ shortlisted for regional apprenticeship award

An apprentice described as a ‘shining star’ by her employers has been shortlisted for a prestigious award which celebrates the important contribution apprentices make to local businesses across the North Midlands and South Yorkshire. Rebekah Wickham (18), who is a Business Administration Apprentice at Doncaster-based alternative funding provider Finance For Enterprise, has been shortlisted forRead more