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NEL investment inspires ambitious growth plans for Northumberland HR firm

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 18, 2022

A North East human resources consultancy is looking to grow both at home and abroad after winning a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Inspired HR offers the full range of outsourced HR services, with packages tailored according to […]


Formula Plastics renews NEL investment relationship as part of new scale-up strategy

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 12, 2022

A County Durham injection moulding firm has renewed its longstanding relationship with the North East’s most active business investor as part of its plans to double its turnover by the end of next year. Formula Plastics has worked with NEL Fund Managers to bring in a £100,000 investment […]


Fabric Academy looks to broaden global reach with North East Fund investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on April 4, 2022

A North East marketing training academy is aiming to expand its global reach with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Fabric Academy creates and delivers webinars and courses for marketers at all stages of their […]


Safety first for NEL with investment in Cherry Parts’ online growth plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on March 14, 2022

A family-owned fire safety firm is aiming to double its turnover by reaching new markets with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Cherry Parts has been successfully supplying fire protection equipment to trade customers from […]


OES Group lays deep foundations for growth with North East Fund investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on February 23, 2022

A specialist North East manufacturer is aiming to make a global impact with its unique sustainable offshore industry technology with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. OES Group designs, manufactures and supplies cathodic protection and […]


Nudge Minds thinking of growth plans after securing second NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on January 21, 2022

Two North East entrepreneurs are looking to grow a second successful education sector business with the help of a further five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Brian Mair and Diego Melo worked with regional fund management firm NEL Fund […]


Cake maker Autumn mixes magical ingredients to secure North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 14, 2021

A talented jewellery-designer-turned-cake-maker is bringing a little sparkle to her Northumberland home town in time for Christmas with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Autumn Rabbitts has been running a bespoke cake-making business from her […]


‘Slow Fashion’ brand Novo set to scale worldwide with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 8, 2021

An ambitious female-led North East ‘slow fashion’ brand is aiming high after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. NOVO’s premium womenswear collection provides core wardrobe essentials and elevated basics to modern women, with its focus on timeless, […]


Lylalife set for significant scale up with North East Fund backing

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

An ambitious North East continence product supplier will be taking to the national airwaves in the new year with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Lylalife supplies a range of high-quality urinary incontinence products which […]


Cramlington engineers aiming to build on strong start with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 8, 2021

A new Northumberland engineering business is aiming to build on a strong start with the backing of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Advanced Composites Engineering was formed at the start of the year by a team of […]