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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

Enter the Dragon

Investment Manager Dave Potts with found of Rotherham micropub the Dragon's Tap, Simon Evans

Working in a classroom can be enough to turn even the most dedicated of teachers to drink, but a former languages tutor has tapped into his love of the continent and craft beer to breathe a new lease of life into a former Rotherham-based DIY shop after tapping into help from alternative lending provider FinanceRead more

Finance For Enterprise & British Business Bank boost Eagle Platforms

Finance For Enterprise & British Business Bank boost Eagle Platforms A five figure loan investment from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, British Business Bank and Finance For Enterprise Microfinance is helping Eagle Platforms to set its sights on investing more than a million pounds in new equipment over the next five years, as the accessRead more

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