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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

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

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