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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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Autumn Statement: What it Means for Start-Ups

Following the announcement of Brexit, this Autumn Statement particularly has been put under the microscope by experts. In this roundup blog post, we’ve compiled the key policies announced that business owners need to be aware of. 1. £400m to fuel business growth Chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, outlined the government’s plans to pledge £400m

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Chloe Dale Joins Team Transmit

Hot on the heels of recent appointment Michelle Doherty, we are happy to introduce new recruit Chloe Dale. Chloe will work as a Projects Assistant out of our Gateshead office, originally joining Transmit Start-Ups through the Newcastle University Work Experience programme as part of a summer placement. Advertising for a project we needed some help

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High Growth in the North East

Recently, we shared data firm Beauhurst’s infographic which pictured the results of its research on startup equity investment in the North East. Following on from this, Beauhurst has now published its full report reviewing investment in UK startups and high-growth companies in the North East. The statistics span five years and shed light on the

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Trend Watch: StartUps Revolutionising Retail

As we revealed in our 1,000 Start-Ups Infographic, we have helped more businesses start up in retail than in any other sector. But why is retail so popular for startups? And how can independent retailers compete against the larger chain stores? The popularity of retail: Retail companies account for 10% of all UK businesses, 19% of

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7 Things Your Ecommerce Site Must Have

To date, we’ve helped over 1,300 businesses startup, with one in ten of those entrepreneurs choosing to start up in retail. From the Scottish Highlands to Cornwall and from niche fashion lines to hand-made products, retailers supported by Transmit Start-Ups can be found in all shapes and sizes across England and Scotland. Many of our retailers

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