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Support for Visit Cornwall members

Visit Cornwall members in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can now benefit from tailored business support and access to finance. Through the government’s Start Up Loans scheme, Truro- based SWIG Finance offer loans and free support to business owners who have been trading for up to tw
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Finance in Cornwall

Date: Tue, 16/05/2017 Time: 08:00 to 13:00 RSVP Date: Tue, 09/05/2017 Location: Newquay Cinema, King Street, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1AA Event Info: SWIG Finance will once again be joining other finance providers and advisors at the 10th Annual PKF Francis Clark Finance in Cornwall eve
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Double win for Cornwall at national awards

CORNISH companies have topped the awards list at this year’s Microentrepreneurship awards in Cardiff with both Clayworks of St Keverne and ISO Spaces of Truro winning awards. Nominated by Responsible Finance provider, SWIG Finance Adam Weisman of natural plaster company Clayworks was
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AGAME Sports go for growth

  AGAME Sports in Redruth is going from strength to strength following a business growth loan from Responsible Finance Provider, SWIG Finance. Now in its fourth year, AGAME Sports was launched by keen cricketer, Adrian Noott with the goal of supplying high quality sportswear to s
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Business Cornwall LIVE!

SWIG Finance will be taking place in the Business Cornwall LIVE! event taking place on March 30 at Pool Innovation Centre, specialising in business funding. There will be three speakers in total from Folk 2 Folk, BIG2 and SWIG Finance, covering forms of funding that you may not necess
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Milestone for Regional Growth Fund

The responsible finance industry is playing a vital role in supporting thousands of small businesses and lower-income consumers who feel left behind, according to new research published today by trade body Responsible Finance. By extending access to fair and affordable credit, in 2016
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Non Executive Director Role

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
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Access to Finance: how Responsible Finance Providers are making a difference

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
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Citi award nominations for SWIG clients

  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
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Finance in the South West Events

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
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