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Sixteen going on seventeen

A reflection of the past sixteen years from Chief Executive, Grahame Latus “You guys won’t last twelve months doing what you’re doing”, a statement I keep reminding myself of as each anniversary passes from when we opened our doors to business on 1st March 2005, some sixteen years ago. Taking the telephone call less than … Continued

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A look back at 2020 and a New Year message from Enterprise Answers

Not-for-profit lender, Enterprise Answers reflect on the unique challenges and achievements of 2020 for businesses in the North West. During a year which has brought about so many uncertainties and difficulties, it was important for us to recognise and celebrate the achievements and successes we have been a part of, no matter how big or … Continued

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We are recruiting

JOB ADVERTISEMENT BUSINESS LENDING MANAGER Enterprise Answers is a North West based CDFI (Community Development Finance Institution), the only rural CDFI in the country and a member of Responsible Finance. We are passionate about helping SMEs to flourish by providing them with access to finance. We lend our own funds as well as those of … Continued

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Family Business secures first government backed loan through Cumbria’s accredited lender

On 21st April, The Toy Shop in Cockermouth became the first business to receive a funding boost through Cumbria’s only accredited delivery partner for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, Enterprise Answers. The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is designed to support the continued provision of finance to UK smaller businesses (SME’s) during the Covid-19 … Continued

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We go again with This is Cumbria for 2020

Enterprise Answers lends its support again as Cumbria’s dynamic producers prepare for the UK’s leading food trade event. A forward-thinking group of Cumbrian businesses and supporters are preparing to attend the three-day Farm Shop & Deli Show at the NEC between 30th March and 1st April 2020. The ‘This is Cumbria’ collective will once again … Continued

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