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29 August 2017

First tranche of Midlands Engine Investment Fund open for business as British Business Bank launches £120million of debt finance

SEMLEP welcomes the British Business Bank’s announcement today of the first wave of its £250million Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), with the launch of £120million …

24 August 2017

New ERDF business growth workshops launched

As part of our business support offer, today we officially launch the Autumn / Winter ERDF business growth workshops.  These fully-funded workshops are for small …

23 August 2017

National SME Business Awards

The SME NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS, launched in July 2017,  were thanks to the continued success of our local SME Northamptonshire Business Awards, SME Buckinghamshire Business …

14 August 2017

Finance match-making for SMEs hits nearly £4m

Small businesses who had finance requests turned down by major UK  banks have received £3.8million through alternative providers matched through the bank referral scheme. Launched …

4 August 2017

Unlocking digital potential – rural business survey ends 1 September

How businesses based in rural areas capitalise on good digital communications is the focus of a national research study conducted by Rural England. In this …

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Regional Growth Fund
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