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South East Manufacturer Doubles Staff and Exports Thanks to Business Growth Service

A small manufacturer of water, waste, marine diesel fuel tanks has seen its staffing levels double since 2006, after receiving regular support and advice from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), now part of the Business Growth Service. Following advice from … Continue reading

July 22, 2015

What do businesses get out of Access to Finance?

Welcome to the world of raising external finance. The first blog looked at how to approach finance from an investor’s point of view and how to produce a two-page investor facing document. This blog looks at two ways in which … Continue reading

July 22, 2015

Playdale slides into new markets

“For a small business like ours, funding for new projects becomes a constant challenge. We’ve worked with the Business Growth Service several times. We’re already seeing benefits from this new line of funding, including an increased network of distributors and new and safeguarded jobs.”Paul Mallinson, Technical … Continue reading

July 16, 2015

Cambridge Precision ‘hungary’ for growth after reshoring success

A Cambridgeshire precision machining specialist has taken advantage of the reshoring trend by bringing a prestigious contract back to the region. Cambridge Precision Ltd, which employs 70 people at its state-of-the-art factory in St Neots, has secured an order to … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

C E Turner (Engineers) Ltd share their Fit For Nuclear journey

Almost 400 manufacturing companies have already completed their Fit For Nuclear (F4N) online assessment, which allows manufacturers to benchmark their business against nuclear industry standards for free and see how they measure up. The assessment is part of the Fit … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

Supply Chain Reaction – Growth in the nuclear market and how manufacturers can make the most of opportunities

The potential is obvious. £1.5 trillion is already set aside for the development of new reactors across the world, and decommissioning of end of life plants accounts for £1.6bn of spend in the UK alone. New entrants are needed to … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

Top five tips for winning business in nuclear

What more can your business do to diversify and increase sales? If you’re an advanced manufacturer, already supplying to demanding sectors like aerospace, construction, oil & gas, electronics, defence or rail then you may well find opportunities in the civil … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

Industry workshops to unlock Graphene’s true potential

Greater Manchester’s Business Growth Hub provided over 200 delegates with a series of industry led workshops aimed at helping to bridge the graphene knowledge gap. Held in collaboration with the National Graphene Institute (NGI), the workshops were designed to help … Continue reading

July 13, 2015

£500,000 Investment helps Georg UK capitalise on soaring sales in aerospace and rail

A machinery manufacturer has embarked on a £500,000 investment drive on the back of soaring revenue driven by the aerospace and rail sectors. Wolverhampton-based Georg UK has invested in its machine shop as it plots further growth following a 40 … Continue reading

July 9, 2015

BUSINESS GROWTH SERVICE SUPPORTS THE UK SHOE MANUFACTURING SECTOR- YULL SHOES

Sarah Watkinson-Yull, a young designer and founder of Yull Shoes, has partnered with Staffa Shoes in East London to produce her range of high heeled women’s shoes which sell in Europe, the US, Asia and Far East. Thanks to support from … Continue reading

July 9, 2015

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