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Greater Manchester firm secures NPIF & CBILS loan to protect its future

Specialist social impact lender GC Business Finance has provided AWT International with a five-figure Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) loan using backing from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

NPIF and CBILS loan provides extra security for family-run business Senate Training

Specialist social impact lender, GC Business Finance (GCBF), has provided Senate Training with a CBILS-backed loan through NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Fund (NPIF).

Fresh Perspective Resourcing unlocks NPIF & CBILS loan following a joined-up Lancashire approach

Lancashire-based Fresh Perspective was founded by sisters Emily and Laura with the aim to have a ‘fresh perspective’ on recruitment by guaranteeing to fill every vacancy they take on and charge clients for time rather than percentage placement fees. The business employs six people and operates across Lancashire and the North West, as well as nationally and internationally. Current clients span a range of sectors and include Anderton Centre, Guide Security and Heaton Group, all of which are actively recruiting in the current environment.

Consensus Workspace leads the way in securing alternative route to CBILS funding

GC Business Finance (GCBF), which is currently one of only 40+ accredited lenders of emergency government funding across the UK, supported Consensus Workspace with a £100,000 CBILS-backed loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. 

GM LEP approves £3m funding to GCBF to battle impact of coronavirus on SME's

The Greater Manchester LEP, working with the Growth Company, has unlocked an initial £3m package of urgently needed financial support for Greater Manchester businesses battling the impact of coronavirus.

And private sector investors were today urged to further boost the funding support available to struggling businesses in the region, working alongside the public sector to protect jobs.

Tradespeople get a helping hand after Get Work secures £100k NPIF loan

Lancashire-based Get Work, a service that generates local leads for tradespeople, has received a £100k loan from NPIF - BFS & MSIF Microfinance, a product managed by GC Business Finance & MSIF and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).