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VIDEO: Brexit – react or retire? arrow
Our Head of Farming and Rural Engagement, Ian Bell OBE, discusses the opportunities facing UK farmers and whether they react...
28th May 2018
PODCAST: Featuring FOLK2FOLK CEO Giles Cross arrow
In this podcast, Giles talks freely about his career; the provenance, stewardship and responsibilities of the business; and the key...
28th May 2018
It’s show time! arrow
By Claire Thayers, FOLK2FOLK Chapter Development Manager It’s that hectic time of the year, when we have a diary full...
25th May 2018
Unlocking LEADER funding in Cornwall arrow
Advice and support on obtaining LEADER grants and alternative funding LEADER funding presents an opportunity for both agriculture and leisure...
25th May 2018
Cornwall rural businesses to potentially miss out on one of the last chances to secure European capital funding, warns FOLK2FOLK arrow
A total of £138 million in LEADER funding is available to rural businesses across England between 2015 and 2020, but...
21st June 2018
Winning is no small achievement for Cornish lending company arrow
Western Morning News ‘Small Business of the Year’, FOLK2FOLK, has won a national Small Award for ‘Best Multi-Channel Small Business’....
27th May 2018
How technology is building better, faster and happier ways to do business arrow
Article published in Bridging & Commercial, 22nd May 2018. The UK is a hotbed for digital and fintech businesses; thriving...
22nd May 2018
FOLK2FOLK CEO listed in top 200 Fintech Leaders arrow
Here are the top 200 Fintech leaders you need to know and follow in the European region, including our CEO Giles Cross.
27th April 2018
Toastie Taverns arrow
Lower monthly repayments and a relationship with an organisation that makes the effort to understand her business were two of...
23rd April 2018
Nick’s Story arrow
Originally I was a farmer, but after Foot and Mouth affected us we had to diversify and FOLK2FOLK have enabled...
15th February 2018
Richard’s Story arrow
"Sharp & Tappin is a precision engineering company and has been going for 11 years. The business has two parts: one...
15th February 2018
Jim’s Story arrow
"I started my working life as a pilot in the Royal Air Force and after a 10-year commission, I went...
15th February 2018
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"Sharp & Tappin is a precision engineering company and has been going for 11 years. The business has two parts: one...
15th February 2018
FOLK2FOLK appoints Claire Thayers as Chapter Development Manager FOLK2FOLK appoints Claire Thayers as Chapter Development Manager
FOLK2FOLK, the national, award-winning lending platform for local and rural business announces the appointment of Claire Thayers as its Chapter...
1st February 2018
Looking beyond “Pensioner Bonds” – FOLK2FOLK, a real alternative Looking beyond “Pensioner Bonds” – FOLK2FOLK, a real alternative
Almost four years ago, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced plans to ease the pain that had been felt...
22nd January 2018
FOLK2FOLK appoints new CEO FOLK2FOLK appoints new CEO
FOLK2FOLK, the national, award winning lending platform for local and rural business announces the appointment of Giles Cross to the...
3rd January 2018

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