Case studies

Hickton Group on-board and set to grow to new heights

Hickton Group comprises of four businesses (Hickton Consultants Ltd, BRCS Ltd, Cook Brown Building Control Ltd and Cook Brown Energy Ltd). They have built a reputation as one of the industry’s most respected quality inspection consultancies in the UK.

The Cocktail Service, unstirred and unshaken, ready to resume business

Established in 2009 by three friends at university, Oxford-based The Cocktail Service Ltd is a fast-growing provider of premium mobile bars for events, leading festivals and celebrities.

Peace of mind for logistics company during coronavirus pandemic

Pallet Plus Colchester based business Pallet Plus, a member of The Pallet Network (TPN),providetailored transport servicesincludingcollectionand delivery ofpalletised freight and goods in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

Medical supplier gains healthy support and vital link to the NHS

Beaucare Medical Ltd is a leading UK Supplier of medical, nursing and hygiene supplies along with equipment to care home groups and consumers.

Crafter's Companion Sara Davies set up Crafter’s Companion in 2006. The youngest ever Dragon from the BBC’s Dragons Den, Sara Davies’ company supplies a wide range of paper and needlecraft accessories for budding creatives around the world.

Smart water

SmartWater’s future awash with possibilities following acquisition

SmartWater is on the fast track to being one of the largest risk management companies of its type in the world. It’s able to deploy a range of security products and services to corporate and civil clients. specifically designed to mitigate risks, ranging from theft to counterfeiting.

Bigblu

Solid roots support Bigblu’s organic growth

Oxfordshire-based Bigblu Broadband is one of the world’s largest multi territory alternative broadband services. With 115,000 customers in 30 countries, they connect the homes and businesses of people in poor or underserved areas with super-fast broadband satellite, fixed wireless and 4/5G connections.

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.