Resilience in the face of change

A Lancashire-based business once stated: “In the future, as in the past, we shall do our best to continue, in spite of the difficult period we are all passing through, to give an unrivalled service.” 

Whilst this dates back to 1951, the words are still as appropriate today as they were almost 70 years ago. 

The business in question is still trading and has done for more than 100 years – surviving two world wars – and serves as a symbol of just how resilient Lancashire businesses truly are.

At GC Business Finance, we exist to support economic growth across Lancashire and encourage the region’s prosperity through both regional and local funding for businesses. 

From the British Business Bank’s Start-up Loans and Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund initiatives to Rosebud Finance, part of a variety of business support offered by Lancashire County Council. GC Business Finance has long supported businesses of Lancashire lending over £2.5m in the last 12 months alone.

Given the current climate it is encouraging to see that businesses across Lancashire have continued to access growth funding, alongside those applying for vital support from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan scheme, which is indicative of the passion and commitment of the region’s business owners. 

It is encouraging to see that businesses across Lancashire have continued to access growth funding

As a not-for-profit social impact lender, GC Business Finance is keen to continue working with the region’s businesses to overcome short-term and long-term challenges. 

We’ve no doubt that Lancashire businesses will prove their resilience in the face of adversity and come back stronger than before. 

We are committed to supporting this.

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