Case studies

Hargreaves

Hargreaves further develops its growth with support from Santander

Founded in 1994, Hargreaves Services is an AIM (Alternative Investment Market) listed diversified group delivering services to the industrial and property sectors, supporting a range of key industries globally.

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.

Shore group

Established in 2008, The Shore Group is a temporary labour hire business supplying workers in the rail, aviation, mechanical, electrical, construction, retail and telecoms sectors.

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.

A fitting match for future growth for furniture manufacturers

Distinction Group is one of the largest family run contract furniture manufacturers in the UK. They have been fitting out 4 and 5 star hotels, offices and residential developments nationally and internationally for over 30 years.

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.

Double acquisition for pension specialist’s growing portfolio

Since 2009 Curtis Banks have continued to grow both organically and via acquisitions. Their specialist teams support clients to select the Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP) of choice.

Professional advice firm tipped for growth acceleration

The UK’s largest privately owned wealth management business in the UK, operating from seven locations.

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.