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SWIG Delivers £4 Million in EU Funding

A European fund set up to help businesses unable to access sufficient bank finance has passed to £4 million mark in the South West. The small loans for business scheme, delivered by SWIG across the South West has supported some 200 businesses in the region since it was launched in 200
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SWIG Start Ups in the Bath Magazine

A Bristol-based designer who grew up within a stone’s throw of Glastonbury hopes to tap into the summer festival market with an innovative new foldable travel mirror. Liesel Corp has set up Magic Mirror, with offices and studio in Bedminster, hand making the acrylic –and therefore fes
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Don’t let a lack of funding hold your business back

John Peters, managing director of South West Investment Group, offers advice on finding funding to grow a business. SWIG (South West Investment Group) is a type of not-for-profit finance company known as a Community Development Finance Institution or CDFI and is part of a national net
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Francis Clark Event

How to apply for debt funding (bank and non-bank) Practical tips and guidance to owners/managers looking to apply for debt funding. Owner/managers of businesses at any stage of the business life cycle looking to grow their business and looking to apply for loan funding for between £20
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SWIG Start Ups in the Bristol Post

TWO property experts from Weston-super-Mare have set up an online lettings and estate agency after leaving their firm and deciding to go it alone. Click-Let-Sell was launched last month by Samantha Higgins and Kerri Magor from offices in Rivergate in Temple Quarter. The company offers
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Finance for Business Growth Clinic

SWIG Finance are joining together with Get Set for Growth to offer a business advice clinic to businesses looking to invest in their business growth. Taking place on June 16th at Pool Innovation Centre from 10am until 12 noon, the first of series of clinics offer 30 minute slots for b
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SWIG is hiring – Full Time Administrator

SWIG  is looking for an Administrator to join the growing organisation as part of the Start Up Loan Team SWIG has been delivering the government-backed Start Up Loan across the whole of the South West since November 2012 supporting entrepreneurs with loan finance to start up their ven
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BOOST Neighbourhood Finance

A different way of doing business and managing money Work is underway to set up and test a simple and practical community finance partnership to deliver an integrated programme of finance and support services in Bristol. The pilot project is being led by South West Investment Group (S
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Cornwall Business Week

12th- 16th May Cornwall Business Week Come and see us on Tuesday 13th May at Finance Cornwall in Newquay, hosted by Francis Clark. Time: 08:00 to 14:00 RSVP Date: Mon, 05/05/2014 Location: Lighthouse Cinema, King Street, Newquay, TR7 1AA Event Info:  Francis Clark are hosting a semina
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Finance for Growth: Plymouth Chamber

SWIG is thrilled to be taking part in a special Finance for Growth event with Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, funded by the Regional Development Fund as part of the Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal.  Whether you are just starting up in business, or you are a large, well estab
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