CWRT launches new Franchise Fund

It is a big step from deciding to start a franchise to actually opening your doors for business. For many, one of the biggest hurdles is raising the finance to start up your new business venture. In order to help overcome this barrier to setting up a new franchise, the Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust…

Lloyds Bank invests in manufacturing with senior appointment

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has appointed James Walton as Director of Manufacturing, a new role which will see Walton lead the Bank’s support for mid-market manufacturers across the UK. Supporting UK manufacturing forms a key part of the Bank’s Helping Britain Prosper plan and Walton will further develop the…

Warwick Group receives £700,000 of funding

The award-winning Coventry-based company behind the world’s first plastic trombone has received more than £700,000 investment from venture capital specialists Midven and HSBC Bank plc. Warwick Music Group currently sells around 25,000 plastic trombones – pBones – per year, making it the largest supplier of…