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.

Support allows NAS Corporation to spread its wings again

NAS Corporation provides solutions for the aviation industry, including project management to the airline, air freight, cargo and other aircraft operations.

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.

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.

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.