Navigating the downturn

Geared for Growth Report 2022


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Meet me – BOOST&Co’s Principal Martin King

Our sailing-enthusiast on supporting SMEs, his love for BOOST&Co's culture and Top Gun as a source of inspiration


BOOST&Co doubles Yorkshire presence to accelerate regional SME funding support

The alternative lender has expanded its Leeds-based team as part of its mission to support more growing UK SMEs


Offshore energy consultancy secures £1m investment to support growth initiatives

Crondall Energy will use the funds to widen its geographic presence and strengthen its client base


Market-leading cleaning firm secures £6.5m funding to support future growth

Birkin Group will use the funds from BOOST&Co and its sister company Growth Lending to support ongoing growth plans


UK-based HVAC Group secures funding to support buy-and-build strategy

The Advantos HVAC Group will initially use the funds to acquire IJC Building Services

Managed IT solutions provider secures £10m investment

The funds will be used to support the firm's proposed buy and build strategy


Time to sell up? Advice for smooth succession planning

Principal Martin King shares the inside scoop on executing a smooth succession plan


BOOST&Co expands Midlands team with appointment of new principal

Rebecca Blaymires joins the team to better support SMEs in the Midlands following a period of rapid growth


Custodian Data Centres secures £3.15m investment

The Maidstone-based business will use the funds for the development of its new DA2 facility


Accountancy platform secures £1.5m loan to create new jobs and aid national expansion

The London-based business will use the funding to expand the business and create more than 100 jobs


Cyber security consultancy secures £1.5m loan to support growth plans

The firm will use the funding to take to market its proven and highly commended cyber security offering

From inflation to digitalisation: how can UK SMEs prepare for the challenges of 2022?

The new year poses new obstacles for growing businesses, but being prepared is the first step towards success


Underwater robotic and camera technology provider secures £2m investment

Rovco will use the funding to support its product development and long-term growth plans


Location Collective secures £4.75m investment to help fund new film facility

Location Collective will use the funding to acquire and develop its new 224,000 square foot film facility

What makes a business different gravy?

BOOST&Co takes a light-hearted look at the key ingredients that firms need to start cooking on gas


Sports and event management firm secures £3.75m to support new contract wins

Cube International will use the investment to support the delivery of new projects and increase its headcount


Expert View: what does the Budget really mean for the UK’s SMEs?

Our team explains the benefits of R&D credits and why now is the time to use the extended Recovery Loan Scheme


BOOST&Co greets guests in London as in-person drinks make a welcome return

Contacts from across the capital met in King’s Cross after the long pandemic pause in face-to-face networking


Environmental cleaning provider secures £8m investment to fund future acquisitions

Ecoserv plans to expand into a broader facilities management business after the company grew following Covid-19


Insurance underwriter secures significant funding to develop platform and drive growth

The London-based company will also use the money to invest in new lines of business and hire additional staff


Meet Me – BOOST&Co’s principal Seth Vaughan

Our keen skier on meeting ‘super-smart’ clients, supporting Liverpool and breaking his coffee addiction with nettle tea


Two heads are better than one: how collaboration underpins BOOST&CO’s success

Bath Digital Festival sponsor BOOST&Co reflects on the role of collision and collaboration in a successful business


Leading medical software firm secures £2.25m to continue its expansion worldwide

Medical Management Systems will develop its online platform and bid for contracts in new markets


Know your enemy: how TMT firms can sidestep historic obstacles to investment

Alternative funding can save firms from limiting their growth to fit a lending template that doesn’t match their needs