Finance Announcements

SMT’s faster circuit to growth

In 2000, Phil Rowley was faced with a problem. He couldn’t source the type of electrical assembly work that he required from within the UK. So he started a business to do it himself. Since then, SMT Developments has grown into a 32-employee, £3m business… Read more »

Exporting is kids’ play for Playdale

Children in Seoul and Singapore don't know it, but they can thank a family-owned business in the Lake District for their fun. Playdale Playgrounds, which is based in Ulverston, has been making playground equipment for 35 years - and is a modern export success. Yet its focus on exporting only… Read more »

The Briggs brothers’ flying start to car making

Liverpool has been one of the fastest growing cities in the UK over the last ten years, so perhaps it's not surprising that one of the world's fastest cars is now accelerating out of the blocks from Merseyside. BAC, or Briggs Automotive Company to give its full name,… Read more »