Case studies

Clearspring

Clearspring cooks up global expansion plans with Santander funding

Established in 1993, Clearspring is an independent, family-owned company that sells authentic Japanese and organic fine foods.

Beechcroft Dental Care

It’s time to smile for Beechcroft Dental Care following Santander funding

Compromising of two practices, Beechcroft Dental Care Ltd and Olive Dental Practice Ltd, are well established family practices. Serving NHS patients, whilst also offering private dentistry.

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.

MICC Group

Mineral Insulated Cable Company ties up export expansion plans with Santander funding

Mineral Insulated Cable Company (MICC) Limited, based in Washington, Tyne and Wear, is one of just ten companies globally to manufacture mineral insulated cables.

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.

MarineGuard

Full speed ahead for MarineGuard Systems’ growth

Founded in 1998, design, develop and install marine security systems for superyachts and offshore facilities around the world.

Pedals power ambitious growth for Whyte Bikes

Founded in 1999, Whyte Bikes design and run their sales operation from their UK office in East Sussex, employing 25 people.

Answer Digital puts employees at the heart of business transformation

Based in Leeds and London, Answer Digital Ltd are a provider of digital transformation and software development to the NHS, retail, automotive and financial sectors.

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.

S&E Group switches gears with funding to address rapid growth and expansion

Established in 1985 by Michael Smith, S&E Group comprises of Michael Smith Switchgear Ltd (MSSL), AVW Fabrications Ltd and Power Quality Systems Ltd.