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Talk Works marks tenth anniversary with twin business and environmental landmarks

Uploaded by in Case Studies, Small Loan Fund on May 30, 2024

A specialist North East mental health consultancy has marked its tenth anniversary by securing a new partnership with a national business organisation and a top-level environmental certification.


Northumberland design firm realising growth ambitions with NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on March 25, 2024

A Northumberland design company is expanding its range of services and its workforce with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund.


Artisan doughnut chain shows appetite for growth with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on February 28, 2024

An ambitious coffee and doughnut café chain founded by two North East schoolfriends is set to open more stores and create more jobs after attracting a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund.


Asbestos Audit sets up in-house laboratory with second Small Loan Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on February 1, 2024

Asbestos Audit acts as both a main and sub-contractor on asbestos-related projects of every size, from processing single asbestos samples to managing asbestos for full industrial estates, and works on environmental projects with a range of clients right across the UK.


NEL investment giving North East design innovation consultancy the edge

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on January 24, 2024

Edge Innovation supports innovation with and across public, private and third sectors, and works with organisations of all sizes across different industries to help them find solutions which meet existing and evolving market needs.


Trinity Kitchens cooks up growth plans with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on January 17, 2024

A County Durham cabinet manufacturer has marked its 20th anniversary by substantially increasing its manufacturing capacity with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund, managed by NEL Fund Managers.


Clean Sweep tidies away six-figure NEL investment to support service expansion

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 8, 2023

Clean Sweep provides cleaning and environmental management services for clients across the UK in a wide range of industries, including hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, residential property and power generation.

It has developed a particular focus on using sustainable cleaning methods and products, in order to reduce the impact of its work on the sensitive environments in which it often operates.


Technology investment helping Woodland Floors cover production improvements

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 27, 2023

The Shildon-based firm’s products have been used in a wide range of office projects for household name organisations including Netflix, the London School of Economics and the BBC, as well as in high specification domestic and hospitality sector settings.


Speedings sews up North East Fund investment to support growth and job creation plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 10, 2023

One of the UK’s oldest family textile businesses is looking to the future with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund.


Groundscrews4U taking sustainable STAYGROUNDED® system nationwide with North East Fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 2, 2023

Sustainable technology developed by a North East entrepreneur is set to gain ground nationwide with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund.