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Start Up Loans
The Start Up Loans scheme provides government backed loans to individuals looking to start a business or have been trading less than 24 months. A Start Up Loan offers borrowing between £500 and £25,000 over 1 – 5 years at a fixed interest rate of just 6% per annum. Free support means customers have access to advice on varied challenges. Recipients also have access to free mentoring for 12 months after receiving their loan. The scheme has had a transformative impact on the lives of thousands of individuals. If you are over 18 years old and are eligible to work in the UK, register today!
Startup Direct is a delivery partner of the Governments Start Up Loans Scheme that provides up to £25K in start up funding for entrepreneurs wanting to start a business. In addition to the funding, we provide 12 months free mentoring and extensive support through regular workshops and events as well as numerous initiatives and discounts through our corporate partners. We are a not-for-profit organisation with offices in London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Reading. We are passionate about supporting our businesses to help you through your start up journey.
Alternative Business Funding
Our partner lawbite.funderfinder.co.uk provide a free, safe and easy way for SMEs to research and find finance for their business. They are committed to making it simple for time-constrained business-owners to find the right finance for their business using their unique, online, Funder Finder engine. The innovative ABF portal brings together an impressive selection of finance market leaders offering access to business funding alternatives including short, medium and long term loans, asset, trade and invoice finance, Pension-led funding, and business cash advances.
Pension Led Funding
Pensionledfunding.com is one of the largest providers of alternative funding in the UK (source altfi.com) helping more than 2,500 UK SMEs finance their own businesses to the tune of more than £230 million. Why is PLF different? Business owners use their pension to invest in the business without the requirement for charges over domestic property or personal guarantees.
Pension-led funding is the only form of business funding where the interest paid on the finance provided is paid back to the pension, increasing the business owner’s wealth.
Bluefin Professions is a specialist team in one of the largest insurance brokers in the UK, offering insurance solutions and risk management advice to accountants, actuaries, architects, chartered surveyors, solicitors, consulting engineers, insurance brokers, management consultants, media professionals, recruitment consultants and other professionals. Bluefin is one of the UK’s leading independent insurance brokers. We place over £500m gross written premium and provide market leading insurance solutions delivered locally through a network of over 40 offices and over 1400 staff.
Dent Global are worldwide leaders in strategy and technology for entrepreneurial businesses. In the last six years they have built a global small business, with offices in the UK, USA, Singapore and Australia.
Founded by experienced entrepreneurs and run by successful business leaders, their mission is to create an entrepreneur revolution based on talented leaders solving more meaningful problems around the world.
They are also a multi-award winning training organisation with certification from the Institute of Leadership and Management, CPD accreditation and Investors in People.
Over 2500 companies have been through their accelerators which help businesses identify their value, become influential within their industry, become oversubscribed and formalise assets in preparation for funding, acquisitions and global expansion.
Cocoon Networks is the first Chinese capital backed international platform that specialises in venture capital investment, technology transfer and financial consultancy. Having the London based headquarter as well as offices in four major cities of China, Cocoon Networks is a bridge and trustworthy partner to make great business happen between China and Europe. Under the Cocoon Networks group there is a full suite of support spanning: venture capital investment, financial consultancy, an entrepreneurial community, transnational spaces, accelerators and IP management.
Simply-Docs is the UK’s leading online business documents provider of professionally drafted contract templates, tailored specifically for the SME market. Offering the widest range of documents on the web, the Simply-Docs service enables users to get the best match for their documentation requirements. The portfolio of 3000 documents is constantly reviewed and up-dated to ensure subscribers remain compliant with the latest regulations and legislation.
Capability Jane Recruitment are committed to helping our community with access to tools, tips and advice. They work with many professional coaches, experts in CV writing, LinkedIn profile building and many other experts who can help you in your career transition.
One of the UK’s Premier places to find talented, flexible employees. A fantastic resource for SMEs. Employers who sign up to the Workingmums.co.uk Top Employers’ Charter are doing so as a statement of their commitment to fully embracing the business case for flexible working, and enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.
The Freelancer Club
A network dedicated to creative freelancers, The Freelancer Club provides it’s members with access to paid jobs, collaborative opportunities, hiring and networking events, an ability to promote services to thousands of brands, freelance resources and much more.
To join the fastest growing club for creative freelancers, use code FREELAW15 to claim 15% off your first month or 6 months membership.
The BCA is a not-for-profit trade association representing customers, providers and trade partners of flexible workspace, serviced office, mail box & co-working facilities.
Impact Hub Westminster
Impact Hub Westminster is one of the largest of a global network of locally owned collaborative working spaces. The Hub’s primary aim is to support organisations with positive social and environmental impact at the heart of their missions. They provide flexible access to workspace with a supportive, collaborative environment.
Innovation Warehouse brings together entrepreneurs, investors and innovators. Our locations provide co-working, shared office space and access to startup growth accelerator programmes such as seed funding, angel investing, mentoring and events. Innovation Warehouse is the perfect place to grow.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE RESOURCES
The Guild of Fine Food
The Guild of Fine Food was formed in 1995 with a mission to support and encourage artisan food and drink producers and independent retailers that stock and sell their food and drink. It organises and implements a network of activities promoting excellence in all sectors of the trade building closer links between producers and retailers. Activities include Great Taste and World Cheese Awards, School of Fine Food training courses and publishing Fine Food Digest magazine.
Monkhouse Food & Drink
Monkhouse Food and Drink is a small but effective agency that delivers commercially focused PR and communications strategies. Established in 2001, we know our sector inside out; are passionate about what we do and the results that we deliver. Over the years we have developed collaborative relationships throughout the industry to help support the businesses that we work with. We can ensure your voice is heard and manage everything with a smile!
ABTA has been a trusted travel brand for over 65 years. Our purpose is to help our Members to grow their businesses successfully and sustainably, and to help their customers travel with confidence.
The ABTA brand stands for support, protection and expertise. This means consumers have confidence in ABTA and a strong trust in ABTA Members. These qualities are core to us as they ensure that holidaymakers remain confident in the holiday products that they buy from our Members.
ABTA currently has around 1,200 Members, with a combined annual UK turnover of £33.07 billion. For more details about what we do, what being an ABTA Member or Partner means, and how we help the British public travel with confidence visit www.abta.com
Webdigi is a web development company based in London. They also happen to be the developers who wrote the code behind the LawBite Web Platform. Webdigi specialise in developing bespoke web applications & unique web platforms. They also build cross platform mobile apps for iOS & Android. Their clientele is quite varied and ranges from startups to large companies like the BFI and eBay.
STDev is a team of experienced professionals with expertise in various fields. STDev is providing end to end solutions starting from system architect and prototyping to beta release and QA. During last years the team has successfully worked with individuals , startups and small businesses from US and Europe using agile/scrum methodologies to manage the projects.