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Boom or bust: how would your favourite fictional businesses have fared during Covid-19?

We take a light-hearted look at how companies including Al’s Toy Barn and the Leaky Cauldron would have coped in the pandemic – and which would merit a BOOST&Co loan

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National expansion continues as BOOST&Co opens offices in regions across the UK

Lender’s new presence in Birmingham, Reading and Leeds creates more funding options for SMEs

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How a data analytics specialist is using software and CBILS to help recruitment bounce back

Loan will support international expansion for cube19, whose software maximises productivity for elite performance

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Draper & Dash wins £2m loan to disrupt global pharma market via rapid growth

Life sciences firm that uses data to fight disease will use the investment to expand its expert team and data capabilities

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Why being a responsible investor is more important than ever

Even amid Covid-19, ESG is not an optional add-on for any firm. We look at why it matters and how to do the right thing

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Move over, Uber Eats – there’s a new (and cheaper) food ordering service in town

Foodhub secures funding for international expansion after surge in demand and savvy marketing spark growth of 160%

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Manchester office triples in size to serve SMEs across the north and Scotland

Success of regional strategy sees three experienced principals join Ryan Sorby’s team

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FireCare blazes a trail for safety and security with £2.25m loan to buy and build

Firm will use growth funding for acquisitions, combining multiple independent businesses to strengthen its group

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LGBT History Month: get your culture fix with BOOST&Co’s lockdown library

We celebrated the annual event – and warded off the boredom of Covid-19 restrictions – by sharing our top picks

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Food for thought: £1m investment to support digital revolution in adult education

How Cognassist created a online cognitive assessment to replace paper-based tests – and the business could be analysing your brain next

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What SMEs need in 2021: think differently, embrace innovation, reach out online

Our principal reveals the lessons she learned in 2020, as we celebrate the business community in the east of England through Cofinitive’s #21toWatch awards

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New £3m loan is rocket fuel for Scottish IT management firm to consolidate, then grow

CBILS funding will help technology partner Cloudstream to capitalise on its shrewd strategy for success

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TelcoSwitch to use new £2.5m investment to accelerate its ambitious M&A plans

Say goodbye to your desk phone: advances in cloud telephony bring forward the future of flexible working

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How a groundbreaking new tool will smooth the path to our post-Covid lives online

Leading IT managed services firm uses £2m loan to develop software that will revolutionise the way businesses handle IT

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Several months of CBILS – what we’re looking for and what we’ve learned so far

We share the lessons we’ve learned since the launch of the government’s Covid-19 business support scheme

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Dispelling the stigma around CBILS – the scheme can help you thrive, not just survive

The government’s Covid-19 business recovery initiative is ideal for funding ambitious growth strategies

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M&A crashed but is ready to bounce back: if you want to grow, now is the time to act

We explain how to use debt to fund your company’s growth in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

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Meet the team: the new leaders making Growth Lending into a major player

The lender’s two managing directors have plans for swift growth – for both their business and the UK SMEs it funds

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Lessons from lockdown: how to maintain good mental health in yourself and others

Our organisational psychologist gives her tips on how to maximise wellbeing in the aftermath of Covid-19

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Why taking easy decisions is often the hardest thing for entrepreneurs to do

Our psychologist explains how to work your mental muscles and avoid the pitfalls of overcomplicating things

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Growth Lending Limited appoints Lauren Couch as managing director

Experienced investment professional aims to make the lending group a £200m business in the next 12 months

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£3.5m CBILS loan will kickstart a new era of digital transformation

Investment enables cloud computing specialist to promote rapid digitalisation in a post-Covid-19 world

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Good news for high-growth SMEs – government changes unlock further funding

Private equity-owned firms are now eligible for financial support amid Covid-19 via the CBILS support scheme

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How to make your CBILS loan application as smooth and swift as possible

Giving the correct details can get funds into your bank account faster. Here, we explain what you need to provide

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