Linenbundle.com secures £400k from GLF II

A luxury bed linen company has secured a £400,000 investment from the Growth Loan Fund II to fund working capital and create four new jobs over the next 12 months. Finance for the £30m Growth Loan Fund II – which provides loans to established Northern Ireland SMEs seeking to access growth finance – is provided […]

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Funding support from GLF takes CMI to the next level.

Belfast-based IT services firm CMI has doubled its staff numbers to 50 and grown turnover to £5m, since receiving funding from the Growth Loan Fund in 2014. CMI, which was formed in 2009, designs and implements IT structures to SMEs and mid-market companies across England and Ireland. The company also provides IT support to users […]

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Why having the right Relationship Broker is important for Sourcing Finance

We visit and talk to lots of local business owners who often say they find it difficult to spend time on sourcing the most appropriate finance for their needs.  This can result in growth being stifled and projects delayed, or worse, the wrong form of finance burdening the future cash flows of the business. Relationship […]

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