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Nourish Bud wins NEL investment backing with vegan recipe for national success

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on March 23, 2021

A young couple who have turned their passion for vegan food and healthy living into a successful small business are set to spread their wings with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Rebecca and Luke […]


Washington manufacturer opens doors to growth with Small Loan Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on February 19, 2021

A long-standing North East manufacturing firm is making plans to expand under new ownership after securing a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Armarium Crown acquired family-owned Crown Doors & Shutters after founder Mike Mersh decided to retire, with […]


Sunnyside Recruitment looks to Middle East for healthcare sector opportunities

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on February 10, 2021

A North East recruitment agency is looking to make healthy progress in new overseas markets with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Sunnyside Recruitment has primarily focused on the hospitality and catering sectors since being […]


Advertise1 putting itself in the spotlight with Small Loan Fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 17, 2020

A Tyneside web design and digital marketing agency is scaling up and creating new jobs with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Advertise1 provides a range of marketing communications services to clients across the North […]


ACG Compliance making space for growth with new Cramlington training centre

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 9, 2020

A successful Northumberland health & safety training business is giving itself plenty of room to grow with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. ACG Compliance has opened a new 6,000 sq ft training centre on […]


Mesma eyes future growth with North East Fund investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 10, 2020

A specialist Wearside software developer is aiming to scale-up and more than double its client base after winning a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Mesma develops bespoke quality assurance and improvement software which enables clients in the technical […]


Big River Bakery’s investment needs met by NEL Fund Managers

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 15, 2020

A unique community bakery is on the rise after winning a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Newcastle-based Big River Bakery is a social enterprise which specialises in slow ferment, handmade breads, savoury goods and sweet treats made with […]


Laneberg Wine pressing on with second NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 12, 2020

The North East’s first urban winery is scaling up its operations after securing a second investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Laneberg Wine is the UK’s most northerly winery and released its first vintage of white and rosé wines in 2019 […]


Finnmark Sauna growth plans get warm reception from NEL Fund Managers

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 1, 2020

A County Durham firm which designs and builds authentic high-end Finnish saunas is looking to steam ahead after winning a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Brothers Jake and Max Newport set up Finnmark Sauna four years ago with […]


Expanding Dunston craft brewery raising a glass to NEL investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on September 22, 2020

The growth plans of an ambitious North East craft brewery based in a famous location are coming to a head thanks to a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. The Great North Eastern Brewing Company produces a growing range […]