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Learn how other UK businesses have used external finance to reach their ambition

Here’s just some of the tens of thousands of smaller businesses funded through our partners, with the support of British Business Bank’s programmes.

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NQ64 are a chain of unique bars across the country offering a range of specialist beers and cocktails which can be enjoyed by customers while playing a range of retro arcade games and consoles.

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The Cocktail Service Ltd

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

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Boho Bride Ltd

Boho Bride is a bridal boutique based near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

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Comesto Ltd

Comesto Ltd is an online marketing platform that introduces independent food and drink brands to trade buyers.

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Great North Eastern Brewing Company

Great North Eastern Brewing Company is an artisan brewery based in Gateshead. It handcrafts award-wining ales that include Rivet Catcher, Red Ellen, Westoe IPA, and Joblings Swinging Gibbet.

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The Cake Crew

Based in Bala, North Wales, The Cake Crew Ltd is a manufacturer of bakery products (primarily cupcakes) for major national retailers.

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Dartington Crystal Holdings Ltd

Based in Torrington, North Devon, Dartington Crystal was founded in 1967 and is a leading UK brand in crystal and glassware.

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CM Precision Components Ltd

CM Precision Components Ltd is a leading supplier of precision engineered components within the UK and Ireland located in Downpatrick, near Belfast.

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Scorpion Tooling UK Ltd

Scorpion Tooling UK Ltd, a research and development driven manufacturing company based in Cam, Gloucestershire, was looking for additional funding to support a management buyout.

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Makar Technologies Ltd

Makar Technologies is an electronic design manufacturing and service support company based in Forres near Inverness.

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Kalopsia Collective CIC

Edinburgh based Kalopsia is a batch textiles manufacturer for mills, independent businesses and retailers.

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Euro Recycling Brokers Ltd

Euro Recycling Brokers Ltd is a waste broker that provides sustainable waste management solutions to their clients, primarily arranging for the collection and disposal of various waste streams.

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Miss Macaroon

Miss Macaroon, set up by social entrepreneur and trained pastry chef Rosie Ginday, is a high-end patisserie with a difference.