Case Studies

Barclays support Ready Rent a Car to expand

Posted in Finance by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Ready Rent a Car specialises in supplying cars, vans, minibuses, lorries and commercial vehicles for personal and business use. With established operations in Grimsby, Lincoln and Scunthorpe, they were looking to expand by purchasing a site at Goulton St in Hull.

Peacock & Binnington, Agriculture machinery suppliers access funding to purchase a new site

Posted in Finance by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

One of the UK’s largest agriculture machinery suppliers, Peacock and Binnington were looking to purchase the freehold site they lease in order to secure their future growth by building on their asset base.

Equisorb Supplies accesses a business loan to provide working capital

Posted in Finance by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

A Lincolnshire entrepreneur’s equestrian business is back on track after receiving a loan of £20,000 to enable him to buy stock for his new venture, Equisorb Supplies.

Red Dog Film Community Interest Company Access Growth Advice

Posted in Finance by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

A Lincolnshire firm has grown rapidly in its first year of trading with the help of a business mentor from Innovation Advice and Guidance.

Video: Financing business growth your options

Posted in Finance by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Guidance on getting the right finance for your business growth

Autosmart International Access Franchise Fund

Posted in Growing Your Business by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

PR executive starts up new Autosmart International franchise with NatWest support

Barclays - Jaines & Son

Posted in Growing Your Business by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Seafood wholesalers Jaines and Son (Grimsby) Ltd have expanded operations with a move to new premises with funding from Barclays.

Ardagh Glass access Professional Development Programmes through LLMC

Posted in Growing Your Business by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Starting at the bottom and reaching the top in business is not easy and Julie Watson, Director of Operations at Ardagh Glass says the management courses she has followed at the University of Lincoln have helped her enormously.

Lindsey Nearn accesses the Business Inspiration Programme run by the LLMC

Posted in Growing Your Business by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

The future is looking bright for a plant hire company from Lincolnshire which has benefitted from an SME Support programme- Business Inspiration, which was run by the University of Lincoln in 2010-2011.

Video: Choosing premises

Posted in Growing Your Business by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

"Here's how I chose the right premises for my business." Getting the right premises, in the right location, is vital for most businesses. See how one business, a daily food delivery service, chose its location based on transport connections and proximity to materials and its target market.