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Sell smarter and faster

Uploaded by in Our Insight on July 1, 2021

Guest blog from ION Industries Are you struggling to maximise your sales opportunities? Do you suffer from a long and drawn out sales process which is hampering growth? With increased competition, small numbers of leads and long sales cycles, building a sales pipeline can be a huge challenge […]


An overview of NEL’s impact on the North East in the year ending 31st March 2021

Uploaded by in Our Insight on June 28, 2021


3 ways AI is guiding finance leaders to success

Uploaded by in Our Insight on June 25, 2021

Guest blog from ION Industries Finance leaders around the globe are currently utilising machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to help analyse data and automate processes at every level – allowing more resources to be dedicated to strategic tasks. Large and small business entities throughout the globe are […]


COVID-19 : An update from NEL Fund Managers

Uploaded by in Our Insight, NEL News on March 25, 2020

During these difficult times we would like to assure our portfolio businesses, investors and stakeholders that the NEL team are working to support you. We have had many conversations with portfolio businesses in recent days and would like to applaud their positive attitudes and resilience throughout this situation. […]


Driving prosperity and environmental sustainability – an impact investors view

Uploaded by in Our Insight on October 1, 2019

NEL Fund Managers has been investing for positive impact end economic development in the North East of England for 30 years. We do this by applying positive screening methods to our investment decision making, taking in to account not only the financial returns for our investors but the […]


Impact investing since 1989

Uploaded by in Our Insight on June 28, 2019

NEL Fund Managers is an employee owned fund management company, specialising in achieving blended returns and positive impact for our investors. The place-based economic generation funds that we’ve managed over the years, have varied in geography and although our main focus has been on the North East of […]


Impact Investing – Keeping it Local

Uploaded by in Our Insight on March 29, 2019

Investing for positive impact, or impact investing, is not entirely new but it’s intention as an investment strategy has certainly gained a lot of momentum in the past few years, leading to an increasing demand from investors everywhere who want more for their money. News and current affairs […]


Investing for a sustainable future

Uploaded by in Our Insight on September 27, 2018

Sustainability, as defined in the Brundtland Report is ‘Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’ In other words, it’s about taking positive action now to create a better future for ourselves and generations to come. […]


Impact investing: we need to showcase our profession’s expertise

Uploaded by in Our Insight on September 10, 2018

Guest blog from Dr Yvonne Gale, CEO of NEL Fund Managers, as published by the Institute of Economic Development I recently attended the IED’s inaugural CPD workshop on inclusive growth where one of the delegates and I had a discussion about the recent independent advisory board report on […]


Investing for positive impact

Uploaded by in Our Insight on June 29, 2018

According to a 2017 study by Schroders Global Investor, the main topic of investing that people would like to learn more about is ‘investing for positive potential impact’. Investing for positive impact, or impact investing, is not entirely new but it’s intention as an investment strategy has certainly […]