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Case Studies

 15/10/2018

Pop up food business creates 13 jobs with GC Business Finance support

Firebird Hope is transforming its premium fast food business in Manchester using a Start Up Loan from GC Business Finance.

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 04/10/2018

Funding Fuels Oldham Drinks Business Expansion

Oldham drinks manufacturer Freez Global Ltd has secured a £25,000 investment.

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 26/09/2018

Manchester wholesaler to service expanding regional rental market

Furniture business DSF Limited has secured a £50,000 investment from NPIF - BFS & MSIF Microfinance, - a product fund managed by GC Business Finance & MSIF and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund to fund a new facility in East -Manchester.

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 24/09/2018

Investment for Children's Italian Food Firm

Macclesfield based Tutto Bene World has secured a £50,000 investment.

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 25/07/2018

Blue Wren secure NPIF funding for significant expansion plans

Preston-based software developer Blue Wren secure a £50,000 investment from NPIF.

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 07/09/2017

Eco Republic

Entrepreneur Susan Wright is investing in an eco-lifestyle retail store in Buxton, Derbyshire with help from a £20k loan from BFS

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 29/08/2017

Heywood Auto

Heywood entrepreneur Michael Gbasai has left behind a career in technology to launch his own garage business with his son, thanks to a £10k loan from BFS

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 28/08/2017

Northern Monkey Brew Co

Northern Monkey Brew Co. is launching a new brewery and a craft beer hall in Bolton using a £25k loan from BFS

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 24/08/2017

Amaven

The Greater Manchester Export Fund is supporting Manchester based Amaven with a six figure loan facility to enable them to build export sales of their cloud based platform that creates personalised exercise programmes

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 18/08/2017

Busy Woman's Fitness

VIP personal trainers Rachel Sanderson and Steph Rice are expanding Busy Woman's Fitness Project, their unique brand of ‘no ego’ female fitness training in the North West, thanks to funding support from BFS.

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 17/08/2017

Red Angel Hair

Red Angel Hair in Hyde is set to expand with a £10k loan from BFS that will include the launch of a private area for Muslim clients

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 28/07/2017

Meltdown

Entrepreneur Laura Lautrete is bringing a new culinary concept to Chester with the launch of her grilled cheese café Meltdown, thanks to a Start Up Loan.

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 12/07/2017

Rovi Auto & Performance

Oldham entrepreneur Romas Videikis has turned his lifelong passion for cars into a successful and rapidly growing garage business, thanks to a £25k Start Up Loan loan from and support from the Oldham Enterprise Trust.

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 06/07/2017

Grey Box Studio Ltd

Manchester photographic business Grey Box Studio Ltd was awarded £100k of funding, £50k each coming from Barclays Bank and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance.

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 14/06/2017

Ditzy Doll

Stockport entrepreneur Lydia Hughes is set to make a big splash in the online beauty market, thanks to the Stockport Business Finance Scheme as supplied by BFS.

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 14/06/2017

Silica Water

A great grandfather from Cheshire has launched a business that has the potential to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, proving that it’s never too late to become an entrepreneur.

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 14/06/2017

That Tiny Bike Shop

Cycling fanatic Darrren Lea-Grime is bringing the traditional bike shop back to the high street in Flixton thanks to his Start Up Loan.

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 11/05/2017

Red Security Solutions

BFS made the first award from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) to Red Security Solutions (RSS) in partnership with NatWest, with BFS and NatWest each loaning the business £100k.

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 10/05/2017

Esteem No Pause

Entrepreneur Jane Hallam launched an innovative new clothing business that is helping women who suffer from symptoms of the menopause, using a £25k Start Up Loan.

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 09/05/2017

Event Transport

David Barnes from Hyde has launched Event Transport Ltd, a new haulage business that specialises in the music and live events industry, thanks to a Start Up Loan

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 03/05/2017

FitCream

First came low calorie Prosecco, now, thanks to a Start Up Loan, a sugar free ice cream is set to send the market into meltdown.

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 28/04/2017

MyShiftPlanner

Chris Pimlott, owner and Director of Stockport based MyBuzz, used a £25k Start Up Loan from BFS to support the launch of MyShiftPlanner a mobile app that enables people working shifts to manage their rotas

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 28/04/2017

Where The Light Gets In

Fine dining experience Where the Light Gets In launched in Stockport in December 2016, thanks to a £25k Start Up Loan

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 28/04/2017

Gnar Bike Park

Set in 46 acres of Cumbrian woodland, Gnar Bike Park is set to become the UK’s premier progressive mountain bike training facility.

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 28/04/2017

Hannah Paddock

In November 2016 solicitor Hannah Paddock launched her own legal practice in Burnley Town Centre, thanks to a Start Up Loan.

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 28/04/2017

Seven Movement

Seven Movement, a gym that specialises in both adult and children’s classes, has launched in Stockport using a £10k loan from BFS

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 28/04/2017

Granny Cool

Granny Cool, a preserves and condiments manufacturer, started life in 2013, receiving a Start Up Loan a year later to support the production of a range of handmade products

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 28/04/2017

Brighter World Energy

Our Co Angel Investment service assisted Manchester start-up Brighter World Energy in securing seed investment, enabling it to challenge traditional energy suppliers with a buy-to-give model that will inspire customers to switch

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 01/08/2016

Desk Dragons

Manchester digital services and games studio Desk Dragons have secured seed investment to take the innovation and imagination behind the billion dollar games industry, and apply it to a range of new markets.

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 20/07/2016

VW Camper Go

VW Camper GO launches in Oldham with five-figure funding

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 12/07/2016

Moda Furnishings

BFS supports Oldham business with £250k through the Greater Manchester Export Fund

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 04/07/2016

Grindsmith

Huge growth for Manchester's Grindsmith thanks to BFS funding

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 13/04/2016

Love Pizza

Dough to make the dough as Business Finance Solutions supports Love Pizza with £100k

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 24/02/2016

Indian Tiffin Room

The Indian Tiffin Room is launching its second venue in Greater Manchester this week, thanks to support from Business Finance Solutions.

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 02/02/2016

Merged Comms

Telux HD Set To Take on UK Telecoms Giants with £60k BFS Loan, welcoming the New Year with a bang, MergedComms Ltd is set to launch its Telux HD VoIP platform nationally.

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