Non-Executive Director, SWIG Finance SWIG is a not for profit organisation which provides loan finance to small and medium sized businesses who cannot access sufficient funding from banking or other source
Although the mainstream lending market has undoubtedly improved for small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) since the financial crisis and subsequent recession, many SMEs applying for finance are still being rejected. The British Business Bank reported last year that almost 100,000
The Cornish business community is celebrating a double first with the news that two local entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for the upcoming Citi Foundation Microentrepreneurship Awards in Cardiff. Ben Treleaven of ISO Spaces and Adam Weisman of Clayworks were shortlisted aft
SWIG Finance will be joining other finance providers and advisors at the 5th annual PKF Francis Clark Finance in the South West event and the inaugural Finance in Dorset event. The events take the format of short, sharp presentations from sources of grant, debt and equity as well as
In the December issue of Business Cornwall magazine, SWIG Finance offers some advice on getting your business ready for investment. Whether just starting up or looking to grow, most businesses will at some point need to raise external funding to get themselves to the next level. There
It’s been four years since the launch of the government-backed Start Up Loans Scheme in 2012. As the South West’s contracted Delivery Partner since the beginning, SWIG Finance reached a major milestone this autumn investing over £6.75m into more than 1,000 start-ups across the region.
SWIG Finance Drop-In Session Tuesday 6 December 2016 9:30am – 3.30pm Pool Innovation Centre The next Cornwall Finance Drop in will be taking place on Tuesday 6 December at Pool Innovation Centre, Camborne. Businesses will be able to speak to fund manager, Mark Thayre about their busin
SWIG Finance has been awarded full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its regulated lending activities. The FCA has been responsible for regulating the consumer credit industry since 2014, when it took over the role from the Office of Fair Trading. As
Buttermilk Confectionery is the latest business to receive investment from SWIG Finance. The Bodmin-based fudge and confectionery producer sought funding in order to expand its premises and streamline their production processes while retaining their artisan methods. The Cornish family
SWIG Finance Drop-In Session Thursday 3 November 2016 9:30am – 3.30pm Pool Innovation Centre The next Cornwall Finance Drop in will be taking place on Thursday 3 November at Pool Innovation Centre, Camborne. Businesses will be able to speak to fund manager, Mark Thayre about their bus
SWIG Finance is the trading name of South West Investment Group Services Ltd. South West Investment Group Services Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for consumer credit business, licence number 0627027.
Its address is The Financial Conduct Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, London, E14 5HS