A Picture of Success: How expanding their premises increased local employment

Dave and Sarah’s FOLK2FOLK loan enabled them to grow their business and employ 14 local staff. Now with a 20% increase in turnover, they count their lucky stars their accountant introduced them to FOLK2FOLK. The Problem Dave and Sarah originally started ‘Stable Art’ in a small workshop in the centre of Bodmin, Cornwall where they… Continue reading A Picture of Success: How expanding their premises increased local employment

Pauline & Andy’s Story

An eco home with garden

Background Pauline and Andy have a small holding in Herefordshire. Inching closer to retirement, they made the bold decision to try their hand at property development, something neither had done before, to help build up their pension pot. The Project Their grand plan was to build four new four-bedroom properties all with high spec eco-credentials… Continue reading Pauline & Andy’s Story

Nick’s Story

Originally I was a farmer, but after Foot and Mouth affected us we had to diversify and FOLK2FOLK have enabled me to do this. I have borrowed money through FOLK2FOLK since they began and I was one of their first Borrowers. I have used the money to make improvements to my land, buy a digger… Continue reading Nick’s Story

FOLK2FOLK appoints Claire Thayers as Chapter Development Manager

FOLK2FOLK, the national, award-winning lending platform for local and rural business announces the appointment of Claire Thayers as its Chapter Development Manager in a newly created role. She joins FOLK2FOLK at an important growth point for the rural lending business, as it focuses on growing its Local Lending Movement to help hundreds more rural businesses… Continue reading FOLK2FOLK appoints Claire Thayers as Chapter Development Manager