Families in business comes to Leicester

Family businesses from across the county gathered to attend the Leicester launch event of advisory network Families in Business (FiB), which provides specialist services, membership and support to family-run firms. Representatives from more than 30 businesses heard guest speaker Charles Smith of Shoe Zone and FiB…

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The future looks bright for a Nuneaton supplier

A Nuneaton firm which supplies bespoke products that have a practical application is set for a bright future after securing investment. Based at Eden Business Park, in Nuneaton, the company has secured £200,000 investment through the ThinCats peer-to-peer lending network organised by Ludgate Finance, which has…

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Dog kennels and cattery undergoes a management change

A boarding kennels and cattery in Melton Mowbray has been purchased by new management and is set to undergo future expansion, with support of a six figure loan from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Established more than 40 years ago, Murrayhill Boarding Kennels provides a safe and comfortable environment for dogs and…

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University helps six businesses take a technology leap through £1.2m funding   The University of Nottingham has been awarded funding worth a total of £1.2m to help six small and medium sized businesses develop new technologies and ideas. The funding, which has been secured from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB),…

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Leicester business woman revolutioning the second hand car world

Leicester’s Lindsey Baker is revolutionising how we buy and sell second hand cars in the UK Lindsey Baker is at the forefront of a new breed of ‘mumpreneurs’ making waves. Despite the car business being a male dominated industry Lindsey is proud to be the creator and face behind Fetch. A successful career…

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Slice of success for local entrepreneur

  An enterprising young woman is having her cake and eating it, pursuing a childhood dream of starting her own business.Turning her back on a successful sales career, Shaminder Dhoot has set up Nottingham-based Swarn Cakes ‒ named in memory of her late grandmother, Swarn Sahota. As well as creating cakes for…

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