Rollerstop and Hamish Dobbie Silversmithing Business Loans

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Siobhan Lawson, Founder & Managing Director at Rollerstop and Hamish Dobbie of Hamish Dobbie Silversmithing explain how a business loan from DSL Business Finance benefitted their companies when they couldn’t get a loan from banks. Find out more about our business finance services

Diving head first to success

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MDive Ltd is a commercial diving company based on the Isle of Mull.  The company was set up in December 2013 by Helen Dewar and Murdo Smith establishing their first contract with Scottish Sea Farms. In July 2014 it became apparent that we needed to purchase a transportation vessel for our divers to enable us to reach customers further […]

Delving in to the exotic

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West Lothian based The Living Room Zoo is a new start exotic animal pet shop specialising in reptiles.   The shop stock various reptiles, some of which the owners breed themselves, alongside exotic varieties of mammals and common domestic pets. Food and accessories for their extraordinary range of pets can also be purchased and they even offer a boarding […]

Merryhatton Garden Centre

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West Lothian based Merryhatton Garden Centre has been trading for 15 years and is well-known in the local area. The business employs up to 37 staff at any one time and stocks all types of indoor & outdoor plants and a wide range of garden accessories and gifts. There is also an onsite coffee shop used by customers to […]

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 […]

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 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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