A Tees Valley film production company has been helped to expand a vital new service to clients thanks to the support of Innovate Tees Valley.
Clear Review, the UK HR technology scale-up which raised £500,000 in March 2018 from Mercia Technologies, today announced a £2.6m Series A investment led by AlbionVC with Mercia also participating. The funds will be used to accelerate product development, build out a US presence, and consolidate Clear Review’s position as the UK category leader in a new breed of performance management technology.
There is huge attention at the moment on scaling business. Scaling is part of a national focus on making the business community more innovative, more competitive, more productive. Professor Laura Galloway from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University shares her insight with BQ.
"Brexit, digital disruption and data protection mean the need for business resilience has never been greater" - Chief officer Hugh Lightbody explains how Business Gateway can provide crucial support to Scottish SMEs.
Rochdale-based Forrest Fresh Foods has received £1.2m in financial support from the Barclays Northern Powerhouse Growth Fund and UK Export Finance to support the continued expansion of the business.
Technical innovation centre, Sensor City, has launched a competition to give SMEs the chance to win a fast-track growth package worth up to £10,000.
Stevenswood aims to grow turnover by £10m as it increases its geographic footprint and expands its range of products and services throughout the country.
The owner of a boutique print company has invented a tough, long lasting and washable menu that can save restaurants up to 70% in costs and significantly reduce paper waste.
Midlands based provider of heavy-duty vehicle liftings solutions is looking to take its expertise into the rail sector after signing new deal with Emanuel.
Engineering and process automation company 3P Innovation has invested in a 30,000 sq ft purpose-built site at Tournament Fields in Warwick, which is more than twice the size of its previous home in Welton Road.
The Stonehills complex in Gateshead will become Pride Media Centre, offering a range of opportunities and support to the LGBT+ community as well as their allies.
From space asteroid mining to artisan bacon production, the Scottish economy has received a major boost after more than 53,000 customers connected with Business Gateway in 2018.
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