A North East company is emerging from the coronavirus crisis stronger than ever – and with plans to help businesses around the globe to revive and thrive.
A seven-figure funding package from responsible finance provider Let’s Do Business Finance in partnership with Unity Trust Bank has launched to support businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.
A new project supporting 48 BME migrant women to start-up in business is launching in Newcastle and South Tyneside. The Engage and Excel programme is being delivered in partnership by the Women Empowering Women Network (WEWN) and NEN member PNE Group, after successfully securing funding from local councils.
Owners of a Hornsea-based construction company which specialises in the installation of modular buildings are cooking up plans to nurture entrepreneurial talent in the Yorkshire coastal town, after securing a £65,000 CBILS-backed loan from NEN member Finance for Enterprise and NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
Times are tough for us all at the moment, but we’re so proud of the way that our members have continued to adapt to keep business support going during the Coronavirus pandemic. Promoting and celebrating the successes of Team NEN is a core part of our mission, so we’re delighted to reveal some of the good news stories our Members have shared with us over the last couple of months.
The UK’s leading provider of Start Up Loans for business is toasting it 6,000th customer – its local pub in Gateshead.
NEN member enterprise agency Erewash Partnership has helped more than 200 businesses with constructive advice and support since the Covid-19 pandemic struck.
A Sunderland counsellor is on a mission to support armed forces veterans, third sector workers and others struggling with mental health issues by taking part in a pioneering project.
NEN member – regeneration agency Erewash Partnership has helped a voluntary group to keep plans on track for turning the disused Bennerley Viaduct at Ilkeston into a visitor attraction.
NEN Member Transmit Startups is helping two social entrepreneurs share the joy of sport with people who would usually miss out because of disability, thanks to special loan funding.