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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.

Clever Clogs

It pays to be Clever Clogs following latest acquisition deal

Opened in 2007, Clever Clogs operates two children's nurseries in the North East of England, with both sites being rated outstanding by education regulator, Ofsted.

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.

Funding makes growth plans child’s play for Plum Products

Trading for over 30 years, Plum Products is one of the UK’s top suppliers of children’s outdoor play equipment. As an international business they supply to over 40 countries worldwide with a presence in Australia and Hong Kong.

Created in 2008 by owner Kelly Hooper, The Barn is a destination beauty salon offering a combination of a salon and spa in the countryside.

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.

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.

BACK OF THE NET! Stadium MK Group secure funding package to weather coronavirus storm

Stadium MK Group was established in 2004 to bring league football to Milton Keynes and was tasked with developing a stadium for the new town.