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Lauren McGann

Funding Friends Ltd supports ECSC PLC with growth capital funding

  Cyber security consultancy secures £1.5m loan to support growth plans ECSC Group will use the funding from the independent asset manager BOOST&Co to take to market its well-invested, proven and highly commended cyber security offering Cyber security service provider ECSC Group has secured a loan of £1.5m from the alternative lender BOOST&Co.The funds will be used primarily for growth and working capital,

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Lauren McGann

Friends “In the Know”- The UK Holiday Let Market

As we approach the end of another turbulent and volatile year of travel plans – particularly overseas – we took the opportunity to speak with our friends at Graham and Sibbald and Cambridge & Counties Bank to get their take on the state and outlook of the UK holiday let market. We started by asking Martin Davis Director Hotels and

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Lauren McGann

Friends “In the Know” – Introducing asset finance funding

The range of different types of funding available to SMEs may sometimes feel a little daunting, as there’s a plethora of options available from a wide range of different types of funders.

Gone are the days of a loan or an overdraft facility from your bank being the only options for your business. The variety of options available is a huge benefit to SMEs. The key is finding the right fit for your business at the right time. 

Through a series of articles, we’ll be speaking with our funding partners to explain the key uses and benefits of the different business  funding options out there. Starting with Asset Finance, in a Q&A with Praetura Asset Finance’s Commercial Director, Ric Simmons. 

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Lauren McGann

Funding Friend collects prestigious lifetime achievement award

Funding friends Ltd – the national business finance brokerage are delighted that their South Yorkshire appointed representative Andy Stobbart picked up the lifetime achievement award at the prestigious Sheffield City Region Insider awards.  https://www.insidermedia.com/galleries/sheffield-city-region-dealmakers-awards-2021/image?slide=16 Damian McGann Director of Funding Friends Ltd said “We are all delighted for Andy on this well deserved recognition – I’ve been lucky enough to work

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Lauren McGann

Funding Friends Ltd supports Air Control Entech Ltd With Drone Financing

Funding Friends Ltd – the FCA authorised debt advisory and brokerage business are delighted to have assisted Air Control Entech Ltd with the financing of Elios 2 Confined Space drone equipment. Operating in potentially hazardous confined spaces, often at height and with limited visibility, this expansion of its robotic inspection fleet will ensure Air Control Entech Ltd customers have a safe

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Friends “In the Know” – What’s the future for hotel funding?

Welcome to the next in our series of blogs where we look at hot topics in the lending markets. This blog focuses on the UK hotel sector and we discuss the marketplace outlook for the sector.  We asked our friends at Bank Leumi UK and Hospitality Options for their perspectives on the matter. Louise Gillon who is the head of hotel finance at Bank Leumi UK told us: “As the UK’s vaccination scheme continues at pace, it’s time

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