New research shows younger businesses are looking beyond traditional lenders for...

ThinCats, the fintech lender to mid-sized SMEs, has today published new research highlighting a growing lending divide as younger, modern businesses move away from...

Leicester firm acquires care group

The Corporate teams at Farleys Solicitors and Pierce Accountants have advised Ken and Nicola Nolan the owners of Springhill Care Group, on a sale...

4000 Lincolnshire jobs secured as Turkish pension fund finalises bid for...

Turkey’s military pension fund, Oyak, has emerged as the preferred buyer for British Steel, months after the business went into administration, which is great...

Pattonair signs billion-dollar Wesco Aircraft Merger deal

Derby-based Pattonair has further strengthened its credentials in the global aerospace market after reaching a $1.9 billion agreement to merge with US-based Wesco Aircraft...

More help for businesses affected by Toddbrook Reservoir emergency

More financial support has been announced by Derbyshire County Council for businesses affected by the Toddbrook Reservoir incident to help them meet immediate cash...

More than half of UK SMEs wake up with ideas at...

Over half of the UK’s SMEs have woken up at night with a new business idea, research from Barclays reveals. The findings also reveal that...

‘Energy for Business’ scheme helps local businesses make the low-carbon leap

A project which helps local businesses that want to develop low-carbon solutions, has been awarded funding to support SMEs in the region for another three...

Official inflation figures reveal Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 2.1%...

The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) 12-month inflation rate was 2.0% in July 2019, increasing from 1.9% in June 2019. The...

Kettering drinks company toasts expansion with HSBC funding

Kettering-based wine business Benchmark Drinks – which is responsible for developing Botham Wines and distributing Graham Norton Wines – is tapping into new international...

Alternative lending solution launched to East Midlands SMEs

After spending over 25 years developing his career at a number of financial institutions, Leicestershire-based Brian Cartwright has launched NEXA Finance, a regionally focused...

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