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NEL Fund Managers begins lending under Recovery Loan Scheme

Uploaded by in NEL News on July 20, 2021

The North East’s longest-standing business investor is looking to further increase the number of regional firms with which it works after being confirmed as an accredited provider for the government’s new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). NEL Fund Managers has been accredited under RLS by the British Business Bank […]


Troo energising job creation plans with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Sceme, Growth Capital Fund on July 6, 2021

Sunderland based energy business, Troo, secured loan funding for expansion from the North East Growth Capital Fund managed by NEL Fund Managers


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 […]


New Scream for Pizza base on Newcastle Quayside as business expands with NEL backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on June 17, 2021

A successful North East pizza brand is aiming to take a bigger slice of the Newcastle food market with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Scream For Pizza is set to open a new ‘grab […]


Play time at upgraded Mister Twister’s thanks to North East Fund investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 26, 2021

A popular Gateshead play centre is reopening after a significant upgrade thanks to a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Michael and Samantha Taylor acquired Mister Twister’s Jump Centre in Follingsby Park after returning to Samantha’s native North East […]


Printable pressure sensor technology wins North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 20, 2021

Printable pressure sensor technology developed in the North East is set to be rolled out into a range of new markets with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. HP1 Technologies develops sensor systems that measure and collect […]


North East Fund investment sparks GME Industry’s green growth plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 13, 2021

A North East electrical specialist is looking to increase its share of the growing green energy market with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. GME Industry specialises in designing, installing and maintaining a wide range […]


OneGym looking fit for the future as latest NEL investment supports Stockton gym opening

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on May 5, 2021

A County Durham-headquartered gym business is coming out of lockdown in good shape after opening its biggest ever fitness facility with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. OneGym has launched a new 20,000 […]