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New skincare brand has secured a £25,000 loan

SOKOskin started with a joint passion for good skincare by sisters Sarah and Kelly Owen. Even though they’re sisters, they both have very different skin types and require different approaches in how to care for them. They discovered quickly that the only way to get what their skin needed was to layer several products and spend a good hour applying them.

BUSINESS MATTERS: NPIF – HELPING BUSINESSES BOUNCE BACK

Sean Hutchinson, Senior Investment Manager at the British Business Bank and Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, says 2021 has been a turbulent year for many businesses in the UK. However, there are clear signs that the economy is starting to re-build with the majority of businesses in the North now back open for business, and on the road to recovery and growth.

 

Funding secures expansion for Lego retail business

Bricks in Bloom, a Lego retail business, has secur ...

DEATH TECH SECURES £1.1M IN FUNDING ROUND BACKED BY GC ANGELS

Guardian Angel is a London-Manchester based death tech company that helps people plan for and manage death. The fresh funding comes off the back of a hot 6 months, with revenue and team tripling and customers growing to 100k across their services. This round brings Guardian Angel’s total funding to £1.6m in the last 24 months.

GC Business Finance bolsters senior team to drive SME innovation

GC Business Finance has made four senior promotions and appointments across its business finance and angel investment divisions to expand its support for SMEs across the North West.