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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 […]


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 […]


Gateshead video production company focussed on growth after Small Loan Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on March 11, 2020

A successful North East video production company founded by two schoolfriends is ready to roll after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. YourFilm produces TV and cinema commercials, promotional videos and training films for a wide range […]


Hall & Angus workplace and school programmes win Small Loan Fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 20, 2019

A North East substance and alcohol misuse management company is set to roll out new education programmes for workplaces and schools with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Hall & Angus provides bespoke training and […]


Eminent Engineering extending expansion plans with £50,000 Small Loan Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on January 21, 2019

A Northumberland engineering firm is aiming to double its turnover within the next three years with the help of a £50,000 investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Eminent Engineering provides bespoke design, fabrication and installation for a range of specialist […]


Ion wins £50,000 Small Loan Fund investment to support scale-up plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 16, 2018

A North East business technology firm is aiming to scale up and double its workforce after winning a £50,000 investment from the new North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. ION uses advanced enterprise cloud technologies and bespoke business transformation services to help […]


NEL seeking investment applications as growth capital fund and small loan funds open for business

Uploaded by in NEL News on April 30, 2018

Ambitious North East businesses are being invited to apply for investments from two new funds worth a total of £27m that could help them expand their operations and create new jobs. NEL Fund Managers is the only fund management firm to be awarded two of the five funds […]


Outside investments crucial to helping Royston power on

Uploaded by in Success Stories on November 1, 2017

The role of outside investment in helping a specialist North East engineering firm win contracts around the world has been praised by its management team. Royston Power Generation sells, installs, maintains, services and repairs diesel engines for a wide range of domestic and overseas blue chip clients in […]


Scaling your business through mentoring

Uploaded by in Our Insight on October 27, 2017

As a provider of growth capital to ambitious businesses, we’re strong advocates of sustainable business growth. Our team see scores of business plans every year from business owners striving for just that, and equally we see the impact that growth then has on the local economy. However, we […]


Evaluagent making the right calls with new contract wins

Uploaded by in Success Stories on September 7, 2017

A specialist North East software developer is casting its gaze across the Atlantic after picking up four major new contracts and increasing its annual turnover by 20 per cent in the last year. EvaluAgent designs software solutions for contact centres which use ‘gamification’ techniques to help ensure customers […]