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  • The government has published draft legislation introducing new measures to support smaller businesses access the finance they need to grow, including helping them seek out alternative lenders if the big banks turn them down for loans. The draft legislation, being introduced via the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill, will mean banks that reject loan...
  • Family owned company, Lanes Health, based in Gloucester provides health and wellbeing products to supermarkets, pharmacies and health food stores. The company have a wide range of branded herbal medicines, supplements and natural products, as well as contract manufacturing OTC medicines for third parties. Some of the brands that Lanes Health manufacture and market...
  • A national competition to find the UK’s most innovative low-carbon entrepreneurs is now open. Energy and petrochemical giant Shell is calling on SMEs with big ideas on reducing carbon emissions to enter its Springboard programme for the chance to win a no strings attached cash award. Eighteen successful applicants will be shortlisted for two regional finals, meeting...
  • Nottingham-based Patricell is poised to grow in the UK and Europe with the appointment of Carla Stemate, who joins as Sales Executive. Patricell, which provides immunology and biotech products to research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and universities, works directly with the producers and manufacturers, eliminating the margins of middlemen, to deliver a...
  • Start-up, Petalite, is gearing up for the launch of its £30,000 crowdfunding campaign on indiegogo.com. Over 600 people have pre-registered to order a portable, smartphone life-extending Petalite battery when the first batch comes off the production line next year. The pocket-sized battery provides 2,600mAh of power, enabling the charge of any USB compatible...