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Access to Finance series: Exploring the London tech sector

Welcome back to the world of raising external finance. The last two blogs in our Access to Finance series looked at how we at the Business Growth Service offer expert support to growing businesses who need to raise finance. We … Continue reading

October 7, 2015

Refill for beanies as coffee company brings in second growth fund investment

The management team at the UK’s leading flavoured coffee company is full of beans after securing a second major investment to help bring the next stage of their development plans to the boil. Beanies The Flavour Co manufactures a growing … Continue reading

September 29, 2015

Tackling business issues through design: finding new routes to old problems

Design Mentoring is one of the core products in the Business Growth Service suite and is part of our Growth Through Innovation provision. It includes a structured coaching programme, Design Intensive, which is delivered through the Design Council who draw … Continue reading

September 28, 2015

‘Twistlock’ heads back home thanks to new Black Country manufacturing partnership

A partnership made in the Black Country is helping bring castings for a crucial transport locking device back from the Far East as the reshoring drive continues to gather pace. Tipton-based Multi-Stroke, a leading provider of metal components, has been … Continue reading

September 23, 2015

Be part of the education revolution

The WMG Academy for Young Engineers Solihull is a brand new school for 14-19 year olds, sponsored by the University of Warwick and developed in association with their business partners, including: Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid, Controls & Data Services, ARUP … Continue reading

September 16, 2015

Is all growth organic?

A popular way in which we support growing small and medium sized-enterprises (SMEs) is through support with organic growth, however some businesses may also grow through a merger or acquisition (M&A). This method can allow companies to grow in a … Continue reading

September 9, 2015

Nissan boost for entire supply chain

Commenting on the Nissan announcement this morning (3rd September 2015), the Business Growth Service’s Automotive Led Rachel Eade said:  “News of Nissan’s £100m investment into its Sunderland plant to build the next generation Juke crossover is great news for the North … Continue reading

September 4, 2015

Invoice financing is becoming a popular source of growth funding

If a business is going to grow and thrive, it will need a robust cash flow. If business owners don’t have access to finance at key times, not only will they be unable to pay their suppliers, they won’t be … Continue reading

September 2, 2015

70-year milestone for Birmingham-based Edmar Engineering

A Birmingham manufacturer, set-up to help rebuild Britain’s industry after the Second World War, is celebrating its 70th birthday in style after completing a number of major new contracts. Edmar Engineering has used its expertise in small quantity machining, one-offs, … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

Made in the North East Awards 2015

Rewarding excellence in the North East manufacturing sector Due to the holiday period, Insider has extended the deadline for entries. The final deadline for entries is now 21st August 2015. If you believe your company should be recognised for your … Continue reading

August 14, 2015

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