Case studies

university of essex

University of Essex breaks new ground with sustainability linked support

University of Essex Founded in 1963, the University of Essex is a dual-intensive university with three campuses in Essex (Colchester, Southend-on-Sea and Loughton).

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Funding support helps drive Thomas Murray’s growth aspirations

Thomas Murray provides global financial market infrastructure data, risk ratings and advisory services to all types of entities.

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Cyber-Duck’s funding accelerates their network

Founded in 2005, Cyber-Duck is a digital transformation agency creating digital experiences for private and public sector organisations.

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Established in 2017, Zenobē Energy is one of the largest independent owners and operators of battery storage.

There’s plenty to smile about at Simply Bright

Established in 2010, Simply Bright is a family run business, consisting of six dental practices located across Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

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UK Truck Group is in the driving seat for growth

Established in 2013, UK Truck Group is a family run business based in Hertfordshire with sites in Flamstead and Hoddesdon.

First natural brands

Sweet smell of international success for First Natural Brands after Santander funding

Established in 2007, First Natural Brands Ltd (FNB) is a market leading UK developer, manufacturer and seller of 100% natural essential oils and wellbeing products.

Inglenook

It’s cheers all round for Inglenook Inns

Inglenook Inns operates a chain of pubs in the North West and Midlands, specialising in the takeover, refurbishment and management of distressed sites.

Hobbledown

Hobbledown’s adventure set to continue with West London expansion plans​

Kidspace Adventure Holdings (KAHL) operates Hobbledown in Epsom, a 35 acre adventure park and zoo. They're currently developing a second Hobbledown on a 117 acre site in Hounslow.

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Children’s nursery group ramps up acquisition strategy with Santander funding

Headquartered in Kettering, Kindred Education is a family of day nurseries and pre-schools. Founded in 2015, Kindred Education's portfolio includes 21 Kindred nurseries located in Greater London, Essex, Salisbury and Bournemouth.