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Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
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Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
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Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
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BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding

On January 23, 2017, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding

Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to create the Tanner Hop, which is still a successful business trading as The Tithe Bar, and in 1999 he took on the Station Hotel. Brian then moved overseas before returning…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm

On December 14, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm

Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’ experience in engineering solutions improve manufacturing processes, and with a loan from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has been able to finance new contracts and grow his business. “There’s so…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts

On December 14, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts

While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent graduates and former apprentices employed by a business lender are urging students to consider all their options after receiving exam results. The Business Enterprise Fund (BEF), which specialises in loans…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding

On December 14, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding

A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). Established in 1996, award-winning Reynolds of Selby has mapped out a new strategy to step its sales up a gear. After a negative experience with the bank,…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms

On December 14, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms

A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has received a loan to aid development, from lenders The Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). Open Arms was established in January 2016 by former teacher, Christine and her husband Nick Barratt-Atkin. Based…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Cycle shop venture proves start-up success

On July 25, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Cycle shop venture proves start-up success

A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). Founded by Iaen Bell in May 2014, Venture Cycles offers a wide range of bikes and cycling equipment as well as bicycle servicing and a custom bike building service. Iaen…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture

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A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action with a £1m trampoline centre. Creating 35 jobs and expecting a daily footfall of 700 this summer, Adrenaline International is Yorkshire’s largest trampoline and soft play centre. Based on Halifax…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding

On July 25, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding

Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create five full time jobs. Headed by serial inventor of lifting technology, Stephen Weston, the business specialises in modifying manufacturing equipment for efficiency. The company has seen success in the paper…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding

On July 25, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding

An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s All Day Social, which offers a menu of all time British favourites with an edgy décor, has been given a seal of approval from its locals in Guiseley. The owners…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
Read more.
Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
Read more.
Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
Read more.
Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
Read more.
Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
Read more.
Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
Read more.
The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
Read more.
Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
Read more.
Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
Read more.
Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
Read more.
Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
Read more.
Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
Read more.
Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
Read more.
Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
Read more.
BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
Read more.
Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
Read more.
Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
Read more.
Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
Read more.
New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
Read more.
Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
Read more.
BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
Read more.
Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
Read more.
BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
Read more.
Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
Read more.
Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
Read more.
BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
Read more.
Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
Read more.
Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
Read more.
EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
Read more.
A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
Read more.
Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
Read more.
T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
Read more.
Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
Read more.
Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
Read more.
Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
Read more.
BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
Read more.
BEF in the Press!
Read more.
Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
Read more.
Our Client- MOT Center
 
Read more.
BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
Read more.
Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
Read more.
City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
Read more.
Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
Read more.
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
Read more.
Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
Read more.
T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
Read more.
Grant Funding For Growth
Read more.
More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
Read more.
Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
Read more.
We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
Read more.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
Read more.
Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
Read more.
Supporting businesses since 2004
Read more.
T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
Read more.
Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
Read more.
City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
Read more.
Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
Read more.
Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
Read more.
Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
Read more.
ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
Read more.
Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
Read more.
New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
Read more.
The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
Read more.
Ilkley Gazette
Read more.
BEF in the Yorkshire Post
Read more.
New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
Read more.
Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
Read more.
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
Read more.
Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
Read more.
Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
Read more.
City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
Read more.
Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
Read more.
Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
Read more.
Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
Read more.
The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
Read more.
Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
Read more.
Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
Read more.
BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
Read more.
BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
Read more.
HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
Read more.
My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
Read more.
Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
Read more.
5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
Read more.

Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme

On May 12, 2016, , In With Uncategorised, Comments Off on Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme

Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes as possible to raise money for Welcome to Yorkshire’s “Bike Libraries Scheme”, which is supported by Leeds-based Yorkshire Bank. The initiatives aim is to provide a bike to every child…

Bar Venture Boosted After Start Up Business Funding
Brian Simpson has long been at the forefront of Northallerton’s bar scene. In 1994 he converted a furniture store to
Read more.
Funding Boost for Specialist Engineering Firm
Dytel Technologies Ltd is a Pudsey based specialist engineer for the manufacturing industry. Founder Charles Adams has over 40 years’
Read more.
BEF Invests in Next Generation of Financial Experts
While studies show that only 15% of adults working in financial services want their child to complete an apprenticeship, recent
Read more.
Reynolds Steers in the Right Direction Thanks to Funding
A family run car dealership in Selby has received a loan to accelerate its development from business lenders the Business
Read more.
BEF Helps New Business With Open Arms
A specialist County Durham learning centre, which specialises in alternative education provision for pupils who find mainstream education challenging, has
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Cycle shop venture proves start-up success
A thriving cycle shop in Thirsk has changed up a gear after receiving funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF).
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Husband and wife team spring into trampolining venture
A husband and wife team who spent their children’s early years at ‘tired’ soft play parties have leapt into action
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Renowned inventor sees export success thanks to business funding
Bradford-based manufacturer, Weston Handling Consultancy has received financial backing from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) to increase facilities and create
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Yorkshire entrepreneurs say cheers to All Day Social thanks to funding
An entrepreneurial duo from Yorkshire opened the doors to a new gastronomic venture following backing from two Bradford-based businesses. Everybody’s
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Leeds Businesses Partner for Children’s Cycle Scheme
Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) client BPM Bike Lab launched a charity challenge where their members took part in as many fitness classes
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Independent Food & Drink Academy
We’ve partnered with the Independent Food & Drink Academy (IFDA) and had the pleasure to attend their launch in April
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The Value of BEF’s Microfinance Lending
Numbers often tell the story best. We put together this video to show the impact our microfinance lending has had on the economy.
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Funding for Indian Restaurant Spices Up Headingley
Alison White is a serial entrepreneur. After founding a successful research company, she tried something new by opening her own
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Bradford Means Business Networking Event
BEF were proud to feature on the discussion panel at the Bradford Means Business networking event in February. The event was organised by
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Healthy Fast Food Restaurant Brings Nourishment to Leeds
David Stache is a qualified nutritionist. In 2010 he wanted to invest his passion for healthy living into a business.
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Novelty Cushions Put on a Smile for Family Business
Emoji Cushion Lovers started when Sarah Agar-Brennan’s daughter received an emoji style cushion for her 14th birthday. The smiley-faced cushion
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Start Up Success, Chique Open Second Photogprahy Studio
Chique Photography began in October 2014 and offers photoshoot and makeover experiences. Co-founder Jane Earnshaw got in touch with Business
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Success for Organic Farm Shop after BEF Refinance
Often the best way to grow a business is through a refinance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened
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Bradford Brewery on The Broadway Shopping Centre
On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened its doors for the first time, changing the face of
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BEF Becomes NACFB Patron
BEF are delighted to have become a regional patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) recognising the
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Fish & Chips Back on the Menu in Mirfield
Lauren Dalby had experience in the restaurant business and, after seeing her local fish and chip shop in Mirfield close,
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Smashing Year For Glass Specialists
Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Just
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Cult Entertainment Store Spices Up Skipton
Geekery is a complex art. It covers all bases from television franchises, to comic books and super heroes, bringing audiences
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New Fitness Lab Puts Leeds in a Spin
Leeds has a new arrival on the fitness scene. BPM Bikelab has set to work in revolutionising health and fitness.
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Meet Our Apprentices
Our administration team are a vital part of operations at BEF. Read how our apprentices Ellie and Katie have helped
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BEF Growth Continues to Boost Economy
The Business Enterprise Fund has seen another significant year of growth. With their lending continuing to touch more and more
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Coffee and Caribbean Cuisine Hit Dewsbury from Start Up Support
Neville Morris had the dream to bring the taste of the Caribbean to Dewsbury. After over 20 years working in
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BEF Expands to Bring Business Lending to the North East
The Business Enterprise Fund are now firming up their presence in the North East with a regional office at the
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Start Up Funding Boosts Waste Services Company
Where there’s muck there’s money. Skip Hire company Price Waste Services in Dewsbury know this and have come on leaps
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Start Up Loan Provides TLC for Experienced Builder
Terry Moon was very excited to start his own business, providing plumbing and building services, but had been refused funding
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BEF Start Up Clients Win Big
Two start-up Yorkshire businesses have been busy receiving awards. BEF clients York Cocoa House and Bradford Brewery have been honoured
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Client Story: Quinta Bar and Grill
After sixteen years working in the hospitality industry for others, Diogo Filipe decided that he wanted to branch out on
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Yorkshire Cake Ace Benefits from BEF Funding
Allison Whitmarsh is the woman behind handmade bakers ‘ProperMaid’. Since 2008 Allison has put her experience in food manufacturing to
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EthosDisability with thanks to Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants
Louis Speight approached BEF for funding when he decided that he wanted to change the world and the way that
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A Million Little Things, with thanks to Jim Purcell, J P Business Solutions
Business Partners and cousins, Stacey Buss and Rachel Caulfield had a vision to create a retail outlet that promoted bespoke,
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Funding turns 98,000 cucumbers into cash
When Dewsbury based Paul Goddard required essential equipment and working capital to get his new start-up waste food recycling business
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T & A Bradford Press! Congrats to our client
Our client @ClemmyCoates in the #bradford @Bradford_TandA Congrats & good luck! http://t.co/cEwJB5XqTy — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 3, 2015
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Our Client in the York Press! Well done!
Our client @WinnerWinnerYrk in the @yorkpress http://t.co/l9RC1DIqZZ Congrats! #York #finance #business — BEF (@BE_Fund) February 4, 2015
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Happy 10th Birthday to us!
To celebrate BEF’s 10th Birthday we had a lovely celebration at the Leeds Club. Thank you everyone who joined us.
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Happy Halloween from BEF!
Happy #Halloween from BEF! Can we help #startup #grow your #business ? #bradford #leeds #york #finance pic.twitter.com/3vIa804ye5 — BEF (@BE_Fund)
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One In A Million!
Having a great time at the @OneinaMillion_ awards dinner! Steve & @tanyaarnold presenting an award! #bradford pic.twitter.com/WKDlqyONoq — BEF (@BE_Fund)
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BEF in the Press- Our client Bradford Brewery
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BEF in the Press!
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Leeds Office
We now have offices in both Leeds and York!
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Our Client- MOT Center
 
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BEF 50:50 Challenge
BEF are again taking part in the fundraising for One In A Million, a Bradford based charity which helps children
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Networking Event- 5 O’clock Club
Click this link for more details!- 5 O’clock Club  
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City Hub Information
  Take a look at the City Hub by clicking on the link below… City Hub Leaflet
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Our client Larco Sports in the T & A
We are always delighted to see our clients in the news and here is the latest article in the Telegraph
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Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge
We raised £5,000 for the charity One in a Million!
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Our client in the T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10564379.Calderdale_uniform_maker_buttons_up_loan_for_expansion/
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T & A-New lease of life for former Bradford wool warehouse as City Hub takes off
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10537362.New_lease_of_life_for_former_Bradford_wool_warehouse_as_City_Hub_takes_off/
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Grant Funding For Growth
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More support is offered to young entrepreneurs in Bradford
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10490204.More_support_is_offered_to_young_entrepreneurs_in_Bradford/
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Yorkshire entrepreneurs to take advantage of £117.5m pot
http://bdaily.co.uk/finance/20-06-2013/yorkshire-entrepreneurs-to-take-advantage-of-1175m-pot/
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We supported the Bradford Bulls Secret Garden Fashion Show!
The Secret Garden Fashion Show Wednesday 15th May saw the Secret Garden Fashion Show launched at the Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium.
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The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
http://www.examiner.co.uk/business/business-news/kirklees-business-news/2013/06/18/6m-booster-for-promising-smes-86081-33488190/
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The Yorkshire Times
http://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Investment-Company-Secures-6M-To-Support-Yorkshire-SMEs
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Call to tender!
Call to tender!   The newly refitted City Hub in Bradford’s Little Germany is at the centre of a two
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Supporting businesses since 2004
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T & A
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/10462974._____6m_loan_boost_for_Bradford_is_thanks_to_the_T_A___/
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Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/smes-have-chance-for-share-of-6m-1-5725258
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City Hub in the Yorkshire Post
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/business/business-news/enterprise-hub-rises-from-ashes-1-5663288
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Buy Yorkshire
BEF exhibited at the Buy Yorkshire event at the Royal Armouries.  
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Petals from the Lane
Established florist flourishes under new owner
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Twitter
Join our 5 o’clockCLUB event on the 17th April, we plan to double our lending this year come along to
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ShowGuard
Display case manufacturer smashes turnover projections
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Twitter
Huddersfield University partners up with Funding Circle: lnkd.in/JZaeCA — BEF (@Be_fund) March 12, 2013  
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New Leeds office
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10253210.Second_office_is_opened_by_Bradford_based_Business_Enterprise_Fund/  
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The Business Desk
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/435710-bef-moves-into-new-office-as-it-looks-to-double-lending-to-firms.html  
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Ilkley Gazette
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BEF in the Yorkshire Post
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New Office
We  now have a new premises. Our new Leeds address is Vicarage Chambers, 9 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LH. Our
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Business Enterprise Fund to support young enterprise
http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/427821-business-enterprise-fund-to-support-young-enterprise.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Yorkshire_8th_Feb_2013_-_Daily_E-mail#
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Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start
Loans scheme planning to get entrepreneurs off to a good start Dozens of young entrepreneurs across North and West Yorkshire
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Latest on how to find funding
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/news/10146664.Latest__on_how_to_find_funding/ CITY of York Council has teamed up with both Leeds City Region and York, North and East Riding Local
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Treat South like an export market, Bradford businesses are told
  http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/business/business_news/10142633.Treat_South_like_an_export_market__Bradford_businesses_are_told/
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City Hub
BEF is launching City Hub, a new business incubator site, in Bradford’s Little Germany. As well as providing office space
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Telegraph & Argus-Business Enterprise Fund is on the case to back Bradford company
Support from BEF helped a specialist local manufacturer maintain cashflow and stay on track for future expansion. ShowGuard Ltd, based at
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Kirklees Business Conference
The Kirklees Business Conference 2012 was an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to showcase their business with a stand
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Latest ‘Business Matters’ radio show – Mon 24th @ 6pm – 24/09/2012
Listen to Bradford Chamber’s business radio programme at 6pm tonight – 106.6FM Driving home at 6 o’clock tonight?  Working late?
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The Yorkshire Times Article- Bef Help Cycle Clothing Company Turn A Profit
A Yorkshire based cycle clothing company who turned to a funding organisation for support has recouped 77% of their loan
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Telegraph and Argus -Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move
Farsley cycle clothing supplier’s smart move By Chris Holland   A cycle clothing supplier which turned to a Bradford-based funding
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Supreme Marine
Supreme Marine reign Supreme
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BEF has its busiest month
In May 2012 BEF approved a total of £500k worth of loans, its busiest month to date.  The fund has
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BEF provides finance for Betty Brown
Helping women to deal with hair loss
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HYPE Luggage
Beautiful British made leather luggage
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My African Butcher
My African Butcher in Leeds Market
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Welcome to our New Investment Managers
Bradford-based Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has welcomed a trio of finance experts through its doors as the funding organisation looks
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5 O’Clock Club
The Business Enterprise Fund’s latest Five O’Clock Club at the Sky Bar in Leeds attracted intermediaries from throughout the region. 
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