28 January 2019

MEIF helping to drive the Midlands Engine after £25million milestone

The £250million Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has reached its first milestone after supporting investment of £25million in the region’s businesses. Fully launched in late February last year, the Fund seeks to address regional imbalances in finance available to Midlands businesses. Research from the British Business Bank in its Small Business Finance Market Report reported […]

17 January 2019

First CIOSIF investment with £750k equity investment in wireless internet provider

The investment is being match-funded by the FSE Angel network, private investors and Crowdcube as part of a £1.5m package. It will support Wildanet’s continued expansion across Cornwall and into Devon, targetting 12,000 new customers and creating an estimated 39 jobs over the next three years. Wildanet uses state of the art wireless radio technology […]

8 January 2019

UK Government launches EU Exit business website

The website features a simple tool which enables you to find out: • what your business will need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU • what’s changing in your industry • information on specific rules and regulations Other sources of information are available for businesses, including business representative organisations and trade […]