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Is Business Booming for Female Entrepreneurs? Read our findings

We recently attended a roundtable, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Durham County Council, about how the region can better support female entrepreneurs. Following the roundtable, we put our own data together to share with you what the statistics tell us about female entrepreneurs across the North East, compared with the rest of the

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Finance Camp – Business Finance Made Simple

It’s a scientifically proven fact that we get anxious when faced with too much choice. Apply that anxiety to finances and the issue only gets worse. Here are some of the finance options available to you if you’re thinking of starting a business: Your personal savings Your friends and family Bank loan Government Start-Up Loans

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Birmingham Start-Up? Here’s How You Can Co-Locate with Industry Giants

In the early days of starting up, a good chunk* (*not an official measurement) of new business owners work from their own homes. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Starting up a business is expensive and there’s enough pressure to break-even and turn a profit quickly as it is without adding more overheads to the

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We’re looking for a start-up Business Adviser

Transmit Start-Ups is looking for a start-up Business Adviser, to work out of our head office in Gateshead. We are a national delivery partner of the Government-backed Start Up Loans programme, covering the UK. We provide clients with business planning assistance and help with their Start Up Loans applications. You can find out more about

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Transmit Start-Ups Awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2017

We’re delighted to have been awarded the Gold Trusted Service Award 2017 by global, independent ratings and reviews provider, Feefo. “There’s good service. Then there’s Trusted Service.” Feefo’s Trusted Service Awards acknowledge businesses that deliver exceptional experiences, as rated by verified customers. The awards are now a globally-recognised symbol of trust which helps consumers contact

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Transmit Start-Ups: Our Plans for 2017

If you have seen our 2016 year-in-review infographic you’ll know that 2016 was our best year to date. In total, we approved 611 loans, beating our target of 600. In 2017, we’re even more ambitious – hoping to support more than 800 entrepreneurs from across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Our revenues grew 30% on

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Administrative Assistant (Maternity Cover), Gateshead

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Maternity Cover), GATESHEAD FIXED TERM CONTRACT (10 months) FULL TIME (37.5 HOURS A WEEK) £17,760 We require an Administrative Assistant on a full time, fixed term contract for our busy office based in Gateshead. The role will involve general administration duties, communicating with clients and ensuring efficient processing of enquiries. Transmit Start-Ups is

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Infographic: 2016 In Review with Transmit Start-Ups

As 2016 officially comes to an end, we look back on another amazing year at Transmit Start-Ups! This year, we reached several amazing milestones. In May we had approved 1,000 start-up loans and in July we had lent over £10m in total. To celebrate, we have created an enlightening infographic to mark each of these

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Transmit Start-Ups & The Alchemist Cocktails Scoop Coveted Awards

We’re delighted that one of our start-up loan recipients and our very own business advisor, Tony Cawson, have picked up awards at this year’s Start-Up Loan Company Awards 2016! Our Gateshead-based advisor Tony won the ‘Business Adviser of the Year’ award, given to the advisor who had shown the most commitment, teamwork and creativity. Tony

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New #TeamNEN Campaign

As NEN (National Enterprise Network) members, we are keen to help promote the message of their new online campaign. NEN are a unique membership body, offering support and advice to (mostly) not-for-profit enterprise organisations throughout England. Believing members to be crucial to economic growth throughout the country, NEN support its members by representing their interests,

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