Finance

100 is the magic number as Jet Plant Hire invests in machinery assets

One of the largest road planing contractors in the UK, Jet Plant Hire, has invested in its hundredth Wirtgen machine after securing funding from Lombard Asset Finance. The Evesham-headquartered company has used the £265,000 funding package [...]

Corporate fraud and how to tackle it

Q & A with Dave Kearns, Managing Director of Expert Investigations, on fighting dishonest employees within the workplace. Q: How and why did you start your own business? A: I worked as a detective and an [...]

BNP Paribas partners with Dallaglio RugbyWorks to launch the charity’s work across the West Midlands

Dallaglio RugbyWorks, the charity set up by English rugby legend Lawrence Dallaglio, has entered into a three-year working partnership with Solihull based, BNP Paribas in the West Midlands. Over this period, BNP Paribas will fund much [...]

ALPKIT SECURES OVER £1.7M TO BOOST LOCAL JOBS AND BUSINESS

Alpkit, the designer and retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment based in Newthorpe, Nottingham has secured £1,732,000 in funding to support its next stage of growth.  £1m came from the Foresight Nottingham Fund, and a further [...]

Investx appoints ex-Royal Bank of Scotland director to its board to develop new breed of SME funding platform

The Investx platform will allow established SMEs to access new sources of equity-secured funding to fuel growth Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, 19th September 2018 – Investx today announced the appointment of Richard Chambers to its board as Chief Operating [...]

SMEs IN THE WEST MIDLANDS LOSE OUT ON £2.96bn A YEAR DUE TO PRODUCTIVITY GAP

SMEs in the West Midlands could add £2.96bn to the local economy by introducing a series of productivity improving measures Despite this potential gain, productivity falls to the bottom of key business priorities amid political and [...]