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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

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Explained

In March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced several new measures designed to support businesses during the current Coronavirus lockdown.  This included the launch of a new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme. Sometimes referred to as CBILS, the loan programme was developed to encourage lenders to make funds available to businesses facing cashflow problems as a resultRead more

Finance For Enterprise funding helps Louth packaging specialist protect patients and key NHS workers during Covid-19 pandemic

A Louth-based packaging company, which has seen demand for its products increase threefold to help the UK’s front-line battle against Coronavirus, has secured financial backing from Finance For Enterprise. Extrupol Packaging received the significant new order from one of its longstanding customers and was tasked with producing a range of sterile packaging, which will beRead more

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