Entrepreneur cash boost

An organisation which provides loan funding to entrepreneurs and growing businesses in the East Midlands has £2 million available, its biggest ever loan pot.

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Full report: funding available for East Midlands' entrepreneurs

An organisation from Nottingham is offering to help entrepreneurs struggling to get credit.

First Enterprise Business Agency - which loans out public funds to companies - has more money to invest in the East Midlands than it has ever had before.

It is widely accepted that one of the biggest obstacles to Britain's economic recovery has been the reluctance of banks to lend to businesses.

Peter Bearne reports.

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