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Alternative Business Finance coming to the Black Country to support local firms

Central Finance, a firm of Alternative Business Finance experts, is expanding its services into the Black Country in a bid to support local enterprises.


Greater Birmingham LEP chair Andy Street hails 'critical' role of Solihull

Andy Street, the head of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, told business leaders in the borough that it forms “a critical part” of the LEP’s work.


New Youth Business Hub Invests in Midland Start Up Loanees

Two of the co-founders of BizBritain Finance, a national delivery partner of the Start Up Loans Company have launched The Hot500, an inclusive entrepreneur hub network designed to support young people from the Midlands who are interested in starting


ART and BCRS Merger Collapses

Months of merger talks between specialist lenders Aston Reinvestment Trust and the Black Country Reinvestment Society have collapsed due to fears over future funding.


BDO and PKF agree to merge

Accountancy firms BDO and PKF have agreed to merge to create a practice with revenues of almost £400m. The deal was first revealed in August and the enlarged firm, which will operate under the BDO brand, will employ 3,500 members of staff in the UK.


Business Secretary visits Birmingham bakeware firm to launch fund

Business Secretary Vince Cable today launched a £60 million pot of Regional Growth Fund investment and bank finance at the Community Development Finance Association’s (CDFA) annual conference.


Dudley Council working with BCRS to provide access to loan fund for Dudley businesses

A £1m business loan fund to boost the economy and create jobs has been launched by Dudley Council. Local authority bosses have put pen to paper to launch the Dudley Business Loan Fund over the next two years. The council has created the initiative...


Midlands financial advisors snapped up by Sanlam UK

Bristol-based investment group, Sanlam UK, has acquired financial planning business English Mutual. The acquisition is part of Sanlam UK’s aim to bring leading UK financial brands under one name. English Mutual, with headquarters in Worcester.......


BCRS Small Business Loans has welcomed four new members to its Board

BCRS Small Business Loans has welcomed four new members to its Board, who share the same strong belief in supporting business and enterprise within the region. BCRS Small Business Loans has welcomed four new members to its Board.....


Hobzy based at Birmingham Science Park secures £100,000 investment to promote online hobby platform.

Hobzy has secured £100,000 from private investors and Birmingham City Council, delivered via its Finance Birmingham subsidiary. The Oxygen Accelerator 2011 start-up, based at Birmingham Science Park, will dedicate the cash to help generate 300,000...

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