Case studies

Funding helps university to keep aiming high

Established by royal charter in 1964, Lancaster University has over 18,000 students and employs in excess of 2,600 staff members.

Steam gala trains

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is part of Britain’s heritage. It’s a charitable trust that welcomes 300,000 visitors every year and has over 10,000 members.

Food supplier continues to flourish with funding

Cambridgeshire based Rose Produce is an importer, exporter and distributor of fresh produce, including a variety of both staple and exotic fruits, salads and vegetables from across the UK and Europe.

Signage specialist pivots business to win government contract

Wood & Wood International Signs Limited specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of signage to leading UK brands, across a variety of sectors and industries, both on a ‘one off’ basis and on-going contracts.

Family run Hunters Lodge offers fully licensed day care, kennel and cattery services. Their location and 20 acres of land means they can serve the whole of Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire.

Paralloy re-ignites their fire in new markets

Specialists in converting raw materials into high quality premium products at the heart of the petrochemical, ethylene, syngas and energy industries.

CBILS funding allows Crieff Hydro to push back against pandemic

Crieff Hydro has been under the control of the same family for several generations. Operating seven hotels across Peebles, Glencoe and Crieff in Scotland, they offer a range of accommodation and outdoor activities.

Safety first as Top Gear Consumables become one of the largest suppliers of PPE

With over 16 years of experience in the industry, Top Gear Consumables are now one of the largest suppliers of consumable products across several industries including automotive and care.

Central Produce keeps calm and carrots on with funding

Central Produce, established in 2008, is a family run fruit and vegetable wholesaler based in Alloa, Scotland. The company supplies products to the catering trade across Central Scotland, specialising in high quality fresh produce.

Bookings open after funding gives hotel confidence for the future

Torquay Leisure Hotels Limited is a hotel and leisure group in South West England. They are the largest serviced accommodation provider in this region, employing over 400 staff across a range of sites and hotels.