General News

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

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

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

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