7 November 2019

Going digital is a challenge for European small and medium-sized enterprises – but key to remain competitive

The National Promotional Institutions of France (Bpifrance), Germany (KfW), Poland (BGK), Spain (ICO) and the United Kingdom (British Business Bank) presented a study today in Brussels on the challenges of digitalisation for European small and medium-sized enterprises. The study is based on a first-time joint survey of more than 2,500 SMEs in the participating countries, […]

5 November 2019

British Business Bank appoints Neeta Atkar as Senior Independent Director

Ms Atkar steps up into the role having served as a Non-executive Director since July 2016 and will continue to Chair the British Business Bank’s Risk Committee. The previous incumbent, Christina McComb, steps down from the Board, having served two terms as Senior Independent Director since 2013. Lord Smith, Chair of the British Business Bank, […]

30 October 2019

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund reaches £5m milestone

The figures, revealed at an anniversary event in Truro last night (Tues, Oct 29) as part of the Cornwall Festival of Business, show that the fund has so far supported 13 local businesses with £2.9m of investment, attracting a further £2.2m of private sector investment. The fund in its entirety; which is managed by The […]

2 September 2019

British Business bank supports small business advice week

Businesses that get external support are between 15% and 25% more likely to become high growth firms Research finds 81% of smaller businesses sought no advice when applying for external finance last year British Business Bank Non-Executive Director and former ‘dragon’ Piers Linney offers business mentoring session as competition prize September 02, 2019: The majority […]