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NEL Fund Managers invests £6.6m in North East firms through pandemic

Uploaded by in NEL News on August 2, 2021

The North East’s longest-standing business investor has provided more than £6.6m to regional firms during the pandemic in support of their growth and development plans. NEL Fund Managers has invested an average of more than £1.3m every quarter in businesses across Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Sunderland’s Asbestos Audit looking to clean up after winning North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on April 27, 2021

A specialist asbestos management firm is aiming to create up to a dozen new jobs this year after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Asbestos Audit acts as both a main and sub-contractor on asbestos-related projects of […]


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 […]


Depend Group’s new owners adapting growth plans with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on February 2, 2021

A successful North East adaptive living business is going for growth after a change of ownership with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Dolphin Stairlifts (North East) and Shape Adaptations have been bought by […]