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Blue Scorpion

A business with the potential to generate £1 million a month of gross margin is an extremely attractive proposition

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Investor Connected

Entrepreneurs with the “big idea” have a host of skills but pitching to investors is not always among them

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Simpson Booth

When the oil price collapsed practically overnight consumers and businesses alike were celebrating

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Solec Energy Solutions Ltd

Renewable energy specialists Solec have ensured a sunny outlook for their business by staying one step ahead of the game.

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Jigthings/Education Quizzes

The world of business finance can often seem puzzling but Colin King pieced together the solution with a little help from Pension-led funding

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PS Golf Ltd

Risk goes with the territory when running a business and pumping significant funding into the operation can take that to a new level

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Shambles Tavern

A generation of successful people are reaching retirement and asking the question: What do I do next? Keith McLean’s mind was made up for him

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Ecco Gelato

When Chancellor George Osborne introduced Pension Freedoms in April 2015, Andrew and Philippa Tarling could not have imagined this would spark a new career as luxury ice cream makers

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Carbon Law Partners

The date is etched into his memory. September 15, 2008. Sat in the offices of a private equity firm about to give a pitch to raise £10 million to launch a new national law firm

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The Winning Box

The call has gone out to British business to embrace new global markets, set their sights on new horizons and look beyond the Euro zone

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iKoustic

A noisy New Year’s Eve party was music to the ears of businessman Rick Parsons

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Felbrigg Lodge

DeeDee Lomax found herself on a rollercoaster when she started running her Norfolk hotel

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Luxus Home Fragrance

When James Debnam had a burning ambition to start his own candle-making business he wouldn’t take no for an answer

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ACWorldwide

Every entrepreneur hopes their business will be a global success and ACWorldwide have taken their inspiration from a galaxy far, far away

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Ino-Vape Ltd

Smokers everywhere are always looking for that magic cure to help them break their habit

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Space Air

Having been born and brought up in the heat of Iraq, it’s little wonder that Neil Afram has a passion for air conditioning

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fdu

Finding a perfect match is never easy but when you are searching for someone to guide the financial fortunes of a major international company the stakes are high

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Only Natural Products

Afternoon tea is quintessentially English but when it comes to producing the nation’s favourite brew there is a distinct foreign flavour

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Full On Sport

Very few people get the opportunity to combine business with pleasure but Mark Lewis has found the winning formula

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Rapid Retail

If your business is based on building and renting retail units and kiosks to some of the most dynamic brands in sport and leisure

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Ice Blue Sky

To remain competitive, particularly in the creative sector, any SME has to keep up with market trends or even be ahead of the curve

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Sealwise 2014

The hidden struggle behind the kitchen cabinet makers opening the door to a global business

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Hungry Monk

The challenging times taught Paul Dawbarn not to take no for an answer and now his hunger to succeed is driving a restaurant business appropriately named the Hungry Monk

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Basemap

Steve, Richard and Simon needed funding to accelerate the growth of their company, Basemap…

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USP Content

Rob Jones of USP Content is a big fish in the radio pond, with his award-winning team again producing BBC Radio Five’s output for the British Grand Prix

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Turtle Doves (Not Just Gloves)

As any self-respecting Cockney should know, “Turtle Doves” is rhyming slang for gloves

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St Georges Finance

Like entrepreneur Victor Kiam, who was so impressed with his electric razor he bought the company…

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Robinson Rice Associates

Accountant Beverley Rice built up a business from home, starting with three clients

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Rimilia

Rimilia delivers software solutions but managing director Chris McGibbon needed his own funding fix to transform his company’s fortunes

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Planit Products

A West-based company is forging ahead with its expansion plans after braving the BBC’s Dragons’ Den and rejecting one of the biggest investments the programme has ever seen

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Oceans ESU

Oceans ESU initially turned to pension-led funding to develop a new sales and marketing strategy to grow its business

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Lamont Jones

In conversation with Heather Jones, founder and Managing Director of HR specialists Lamont Jones…

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Kit for Kids

Entrepreneur Jan van der Velde has an infectious enthusiasm; ideal for someone whose business…

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Incognito

Howard Carter appeared on BBC’s Dragons’ Den with his mosquito-busting products – but it was the use of pension-led funding that helped him build up an internationally-renowned product.

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Imspired

Steve Chapman worked in an office for more than 20 years and decided to try and find a cleaner and more eco-friendly…

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Imaginet

Nigel Roberts and his partners founded Imaginet in 1995, working from a bedroom in Newport…

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Evolution Slimming

Nick Curry was working as a salesman for a major power-tool manufacturer when his wife opened a beauty tanning salon…

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ES Global Ltd

Living life on the events circuit has taken staging specialists, Olly Watts and Jeff Burke, on a tour…

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DMACK

Dick Cormack has always been forward-thinking, particularly when it comes to funding his rally tyre business…

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Careers in Fitness Global

Charlotte Dean worked as a personal trainer and Pilates instructor for 19 years and clients included members of the Royal Family…

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Assured Products

f there’s one thing that Peter Graham can never be accused of, it’s being afraid to get his hands dirty…

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Aiden Flynn – Exploristics

Aiden founded Exploristics 5 years ago and has had fantastic growth…