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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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Young Farmer Loan Scheme ready to roll

Supporting the farming community has always been an integral part of Enterprise Answers business model and the creation of the Young Farmer loan scheme to run alongside the business support programme, “Farming ambition – Business Support for Young People” is testament to their commitment. “When we heard The Princes Trust were withdrawing their existing loan … Continued

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