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Our Coronavirus contingency plans

During the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, all businesses have been advised by Government to make provisions in order to reduce the spread of infection. Finance For Enterprise is no exception. Access to finance is vital for many businesses. In accordance with current Government guidelines, we have implemented a number of our contingency plans to minimiseRead more

Logistical Logic Lands Large Investment

An ambitious entrepreneur who was left unable to work has transformed an idea into a multi-million-pound business venture after securing backing from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance,  which is managed by Finance for Enterprise (FFE) and Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Dean Morris launched Grimsby based logisticsRead more

Meet the team: Sukhveer Chirrimar

Investment Manager Sukhveer Chirrimar joined Finance For Enterprise in April 2019 after spending six years working with businesses helping them to raise funds in the Responsible Finance sector.  Sukhveer is an experienced lender who helps and supports businesses in the Sheffield City Region and beyond. Sukhveer is passionate about reaching out to businesses that requireRead more

Labfacility turns up heat on international growth

The UK’s leading manufacturer of temperature sensors is set to expand its operations in South Yorkshire after securing a six figure lending package from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, which is managed by Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) and Finance for Enterprise (FFE) and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. The funds provided byRead more

Asbestos removal specialist sets sights on expansion after securing support from Finance For Enterprise & the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

A specialist Yorkshire-based asbestos removal business is expanding its operations, after securing a six figure combined investment from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Lilquest Asbestos Management Barnsley-based Lilquest Asbestos Management has been helping to remove hazardous building materials since its formation in 2005. Following the acquisition of theRead more

April’s florist business blooms after securing Finance For Enterprise support

Budding Florist takes the reigns 

A young entrepreneur who left school with no formal qualifications before finding herself rubbing shoulders with some of Britain’s best known entrepreneurs is hoping to make business bloom at a long standing Sheffield’s florist after purchasing the business which transformed her future. Life could have been very different for April Bell, who experienced considerable difficultiesRead more

Black Dog Ices Scoops Finance For Enterprise Funding

A former business adviser is hoping to become the cream of the crop with a brand new ice cream company after securing the vital funds to build his new business from alternative lending provider, Finance For Enterprise. Richard Young launched his new venture Black Dog Ices, which is named after his beloved pet Labrador, inRead more

Finance For Enterprise unleashes funds for Coffee Kennel Cafe

A dog-loving duo which have helped South Yorkshire’s canines star in some of Britain’s best loved programmes have pioneered a new training school, complete with dog friendly café after securing support from alternative lending provider, Finance For Enterprise. Husband and wife team Neil and Claire Losada have provided the vital training for a number ofRead more

Life in the fast lane for Truck Trainer targeting six-fold growth

JM Trucking and Finance For Enterprise

An Immingham-based LGV training specialist has seen his business grow by more than 600% over the past two years after calling on help from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise. JM Trucking called on support from Finance For Enterprise to help the business purchase its first dedicated training vehicles, after seeing demand for its servicesRead more