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A2F Drop In Session

Date: 28th November 2016
Location: Stockport Business and Innovation Centre, Broadstone Mill, Broadstone Rd, Stockport, SK5 7DL
Time: 9:30am - 4:45pm
Theme: Access to finance

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A specialist from the Business Growth Hub’s Access to Finance team (A2F) will be delivering one – to – one drop in sessions at SBIC on Monday 28th November 2016.

The A2F service is aimed at SMEs who are considering or seeking finance for the first time, have possibly been declined by a lender, or need support and advice in approaching a lender.  The key criteria is that the business is looking for additional sources of growth funding. A2F can support businesses that need advice to maximise their success in raising finance, and those that are investigating alternative sources of capital.

 The A2F team offers free and impartial advice covering:

  • Assessing a business’s financial position and funding for growth requirements
  • Help understanding the finance raising process & finance for growth products
  • Coaching and mentoring to develop an investment proposition
  • Support at meetings with lenders and investors
  • Introductions to suitable finance providers including NW Business Angels

 Access to this free and impartial advice could help you to maximize your chance of success by assisting your business in raising funds or by identifying alternative sources of capital that will help growth.

The drop in sessions will be delivered by Geoff Clowes; Access to Finance Specialist. Geoff is an A.C.I.B. & IFS Diploma in Credit qualified commercial lender, with over 34 years’ financial sector & specialist relationship management experience. 

All sessions are 45 minutes long with times allocated on a first come first served basis. Should an appropriate time be unavailable please send an email to to register your interest in further sessions like this. 

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