16 May 2019

British Business Bank ENABLE Guarantee opens to new types of lenders

The British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee programme is now accepting applications from new types of lenders, with the aim of increasing the diversity of both supplier and type of finance available to smaller businesses. The extension means the programme can now support asset finance and asset-based lending providers, as well as certain other categories of […]

13 May 2019

British Business Bank appoints Dharmash Mistry as non-executive director

Dharmash Mistry is an experienced venture capitalist, entrepreneur and NED who has served on the boards of many well-known businesses and organisations. He is currently a Partner at Lakestar VC, which makes early and growth stage investments on both sides of the Atlantic. Notable Lakestar investments include Spotify, Skype, Facebook and Airbnb. Additionally, he is […]

7 May 2019

British Business Bank ENABLE Build programme launches, offering further support for smaller housebuilder finance

British Business Bank’s ENABLE Build programme is now accepting applications from lenders. The programme, which was included in Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP’s Autumn Budget 2018, will make available up to £1bn of guarantees to support lending to smaller housebuilders, via specialist and high street banks. Provided by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and […]