Business loan supports client growth in fresh food sector

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Clyde Valley Tomatoes, is expanding their operation with a new range of consumer products under the label ‘Clyde Valley Kitchen’. These products will include tomato ketchup & relish, a range of soups and juices; all of which will drive to build their brand and business. Obtaining a loan from DSL Business Finance has allowed Clyde Valley Tomatoes […]

STEPS course proves to be a hit

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A third group has recently completed CEIS Ayrshire’s STEPS training course. The 4 -day programme is designed to support individuals identify their key skills and realise their true potential to step into the employment market. Some key areas of development and motivation include: Stretching individuals comfort zones Supporting them to manage personal change Understanding and […]

Career change for Graeme

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Graeme was referred to CEIS Ayrshire, as part of the Work Programme. He had worked in Construction for 20+ years but had to leave due to a number of health issues including arthritis, diabetes and HBP. He felt he was ‘past it’ and was unsure if he would ever find work again. Through our Business Liaison […]

Business loan provides the right components

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Lanarkshire based CRL Recycling Limited is a recycling company specialised in cable, scrap metal, plastics and pallets. Initial funding was required to assist with the purchase of a cable granulator, which is a fundamental piece of equipment used to separate the cables into the different components; namely copper, PVC, steel and aluminium which can then […]

Business advice helps secure top 10 spot

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Almond Valley Heritage Trust is a top 10 visitor attraction in Scotland, welcoming 120,000 visitors a year. An effective community enterprise, the Trust delivers education programmes and operates an accredited museum with a collection that is recognised as being of national importance to Scotland. The Trust work in partnership with West Lothian Council to deliver […]

CEIS welcomes 10,000th customer in landmark year

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CEIS Ayrshire was delighted to celebrate with customer, Samantha Wallace as she marked an important milestone in their 10th year. Samantha was surprised when she was presented with a bouquet of flowers and a £30 dinner gift voucher by Marie Bracaglia when registering with the branch in Saltcoats to participate in our weekly job club. […]

Business loan keeps us fighting fit

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When independent gym owners Stuart Oliver and Greg Dalgleish approached their bank for a loan to remodel their Think Fitness premises in Hawick and extend available floor space, the bank was unable to support as they did not satisfy their lending criteria. “The whole process worked almost flawlessly and worked the way you would hope […]



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