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31 July 2018

British Business Bank launches £85m National Security Strategic Investment Fund (NSSIF) Programme to support development of advanced dual-use technologies

The British Business Bank has today launched the £85m National Security Strategic Investment Fund (NSSIF) Programme, which will support long-term equity – ‘patient capital’ – investment in advanced technologies. The NSSIF Programme will build on the UK’s role as both a leading centre for advanced technologies and as a global hub for venture capital. It […]

6 July 2018

British Business Bank announces new £300m ENABLE guarantee for Barclays to boost UK smaller business investment

The British Business Bank has today announced a new £300m ENABLE guarantee to help Barclays Bank increase their provision of flexible asset finance to smaller businesses looking to invest in vehicles, equipment, plant and machinery. The British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee programme helps banks to increase their lending to smaller businesses by reducing the amount […]