Cornwall rural businesses to potentially miss out on one of the last chances to secure European capital funding, warns FOLK2FOLK

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A total of £138 million in LEADER funding is available to rural businesses across England between 2015 and 2020, but the grants are not being applied for due to lack of awareness and lack of initial finance for projects that LEADER funding aims to reimburse, according to Ian Bell OBE, Head of Farm & Rural… Continue reading Cornwall rural businesses to potentially miss out on one of the last chances to secure European capital funding, warns FOLK2FOLK

Winning is no small achievement for Cornish lending company

Western Morning News ‘Small Business of the Year’, FOLK2FOLK, has won a national Small Award for ‘Best Multi-Channel Small Business’. The judging panel, headed by Paul Uppal the UK’s first Small Business Commissioner, were looking for a small business that uses multiple channels with innovation and skill to develop their business and were particularly keen… Continue reading Winning is no small achievement for Cornish lending company

How technology is building better, faster and happier ways to do business

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Article published in Bridging & Commercial, 22nd May 2018. The UK is a hotbed for digital and fintech businesses; thriving tech hubs that are allowing entrepreneurial, innovative and disruptive companies to grow and thrive. Collectively we are helping to deliver financial solutions to new and established businesses that require capital to develop, diversify and get… Continue reading How technology is building better, faster and happier ways to do business

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

FOLK2FOLK: The Local Lending Movement & FOLKONOMICS

FOLK2FOLK, the award winning, Peer-to-Peer lending platform for rural and local business, today announces the official launch of The Local Lending Movement as part of its mission to help build and sustain socially and financially successful rural communities across the UK; something the company believes essential to Britain’s pre-and post-Brexit success. The Local Lending Movement… Continue reading FOLK2FOLK: The Local Lending Movement & FOLKONOMICS

FOLK2FOLK appoints new CEO

FOLK2FOLK, the national, award winning lending platform for local and rural business announces the appointment of Giles Cross to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. Giles Cross joined FOLK2FOLK as Chief Marketing Officer in June 2017 and has been instrumental in defining brand, driving awareness and sales within his first two… Continue reading FOLK2FOLK appoints new CEO

FOLK2FOLK Launches Three Counties Hub

FOLK2FOLK, the national, award winning, Peer-2-Peer lending platform for local and rural business today announces its expansion into the Three Counties (Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire) by repurposing its Tewkesbury office into a regional hub. As a result of increased interest and local demand, FOLK2FOLK will extend its services and geographic footprint beyond Gloucestershire to cover… Continue reading FOLK2FOLK Launches Three Counties Hub