In The Press

New entrepreneur pioneers Sheffield’s first packaging-free eco shop

An aspiring entrepreneur who turned his back on a lucrative career in software development in a bid to do his bit for the environment has embarked upon a one man mission to transform the way we purchase everyday goods by banning plastic packaging from his eco-friendly shop. Mathew Reynolds launched The Bare Alternative in NovemberRead more

Finance For Enterprise appoints joint Managing Director

An experienced fund manager with a successful track record of supporting SMEs throughout the Sheffield City Region and North East Lincolnshire has been appointed as Joint Managing Director of Finance For Enterprise. Andrew Austwick will work alongside existing Managing Director, Arthur Foreman, with responsibility for the further growth and development of the long-established business loanRead more

Telecoms specialist dials up growth after calling on Finance For Enterprise

Investment Manager Alan Scott and KAT Communications' Managing Director, Anthony Temperton

A five-figure loan from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise is helping a specialist telecoms company to prepare South Yorkshire businesses for the next Industrial revolution with the roll out of full fibre broadband across South Yorkshire Doncaster-based KAT Communications equips businesses in South Yorkshire with more than half a million call minutes every month.Read more

Booming Barnsley business targets international expansion after securing Finance For Enterprise cash injection

A booming Barnsley based business which manufactures and exports Electro Chemical Machine tools across the globe has secured a £30,000 investment from Finance For Enterprise to provide the vital cash needed to fuel future growth after securing two new international orders. Mapplewell-based pECM Systems specialises in the manufacture and supply of Electro Chemical Machine (ECM)Read more

‘Unsung Hero’ gains recognition at national awards

An 18 year-old former apprentice has been singled out for praise as an ‘unsung hero’ at a prestigious national awards ceremony which celebrates the important contribution made by those working in the enterprise support sector. Rebekah Wickham,  business administrator at Doncaster-based Finance For Enterprise, was highly commended in the Unsung Hero category, a special awardRead 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

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

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