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SWIG Finance provides business loans to the South West. We can say yes when the banks say no.

SWIG Finance is a not-for-profit company providing loans to those South West SMEs and start-ups that find it difficult to raise sufficient funds from their bank.

Since 2012 we have invested £18m in over 1,600 SMEs and start-ups, creating and securing 2,100 jobs and contributing £50m to the South West’s economy


New base in Bristol for SWIG Finance team

After 26 years at The Coach House in Upper York Street, SWIG Finance's Bristol team has made the move to new offices in Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh. SWIG Finance are in good company at Leigh Court, which is also the home of Business West, the region’s largest...

Cheese on Coast

A couple from the Midlands left their old lives behind and moved to St Ives in order to launch their own business and create a better life for themselves. Nick and Claire Gane left thirty year careers in Construction Management and Nursing and re-trained in cheese...

Rocket Garden Grows

When Mike Kitchen first started growing his own vegetables at home he was trying to emulate the classic TV series The Good Life. “A lot of people talk about trying it but I thought I’d really give it a go and what I discovered was that growing vegetables is actually...

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The fantastically named Cheese on Coast in St Ives opened its doors in March this year thanks to funding and support from SWIG Finance
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SWIG Finance has launched a new South West loan fund using CITR with EFG and investment from @triodosuk
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This summer, our #Breakfast #Briefing sessions are returning to #Cornwall.
Join us on the 7 August, where we will be looking at ‘#Debt #finance – the market’. The morning will also include presentations from @Capitalisers @swigfinance