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.

Funds boost Doctor Memory to support growth

Established in 2012, Xum Enterprise trading as Doctor Memory, was set up by Dr Ali Bahraminasab to recycle, refurbish and manufacture memory RAM and circuit boards.

Engineering company continues to grow like a well-oiled machine

Based in South Wales, JR Gilbert Engineering is a precision engineering company specialising in gear cutting, large surface grinding and precision CNC machining.

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.

A perfect pairing to feed international growth

As a privately owned, family run business established in 2003, Smylies is one of the UK`s leading exporters of food and drink produce with a significant focus on British brands.

Veezu

Hitting the accelerator on taxi company’s growth plans

Veezu is a multi-region and tech-enabled business. It operates with more than 6,000 active driver partners across more than 20 million journeys.

Ducati

Support for Ducati Manchester to ease Coronavirus impact

Like many UK businesses, Ducati Manchester have seen changes to the way they operate as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. To ensure they can operate normally, Santander has provided them a capital repayment holiday and a £200,000 CBILS overdraft.