ThinCats launch new £100m funding programme for private equity backed businesses

Leicestershire-based ThinCats have launched a new £100 million funding programme for private equity backed UK businesses. The SME lender have close to £1bn of capital to invest...

Profits down but mortgage book grows at Nottingham Building Society

Profits have decreased 19% at Nottingham Building Society to £11.8m (down £2.7m from 2017), according to results for the year ended 31 December 2018. The...

City receives nearly £8m for transport schemes

Leicester has been awarded nearly £8m of Department for Transport funding for a range of city transport schemes. The bid – part of the council’s...

Sports Direct offer £150m loan to Debenhams

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has offered a £150m loan to Debenhams after it was revealed that the retailer is in negotiations with lenders. A statement...

PwC Midlands transaction services team sees £2bn worth of completed deals

In 2018, despite a backdrop of economic uncertainty, PwC’s Transaction Services (TS) team completed transactions with a combined value in excess of £2bn across...

Government publishes temporary tariff regime ahead of a possible no deal...

Government has today (Wednesday 13 March) published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime for no deal, designed to minimise costs to business and...

Viennese brand expands into the East Midlands with acquisition

Viennese coffee roaster Julius Meinl is expanding its UK operation with the acquisition of a coffee distributor in the Midlands. The Austrian premium coffee...

Pensions shake-up will benefit millions of savers, says Government

A radical reshaping of financial advice services used by pension schemes for long-term investment strategies will benefit millions of savers and boost the nation’s...

Revenue up for Northamptonshire’s Forterra after “a year of good progress”

After "a year of good progress," revenue and profits have risen at Forterra, the producer of manufactured masonry products, according to results for the year...

Mansfield education recruitment agency acquired

Teachers UK, a specialist education recruitment agency based in Mansfield, has been acquired by Operam Education Group after it received investment from BGF and HSBC. Founded...
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