Alongside providing business loans to young people in Leicestershire, the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity provides education loans of up to £6,000; to assist in post-graduate study.
One person to benefit from an STWLC education loan is Hannah Stevens, who has been able to study for her PhD at De Montfort University whilst working at the same time…
The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity (STWLC) is delighted to announce that an incredible £111,000 was provided in interest-free business and education loans this month, to 22 people aged over 18 and under 35 from Leicestershire and Rutland.
Working to enhance Leicestershire’s economic climate, the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity provides loans to young people from the county, which are interest-free for a period of nine years, and repayable by equal monthly instalments after three.
The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity (STWLC) has announced an incredible record-breaking quarter, which saw the Charity provide over £170,000 in interest-free business and education loans to young people within Leicestershire and Rutland.
Following the Charity’s latest round of quarterly interviews with prospective borrowers, held in August, STWLC approved a grand total of £171,656 in loans to people aged between 18 and 35 in the region.
The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity continued their support of budding Leicestershire-based entrepreneurs last week, attending Loughborough University’s Think BIG Awards; a celebration of student and graduate enterprise.
Taking place at Loughborough University on Wednesday 25th June, a sizable audience joined together to acknowledge a huge selection innovative projects developed by the university’s current students, alongside those that have recently graduated.
The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity sponsored the Manufacturing and Technology Award, which was presented to Susan Shelley for her business, Noux; a high-end design house specialising in innovative pet products and accessories.
Russ Conway set up BJB Hire Centre over ten years ago, having since seen the business grow sizably.
Based in Thurmaston, BJB Hire Centre provides tool and machine hire, whether it be for the home, garden, decorating or construction.
In setting up the business, Russ obtained a £10,000 start-up loan from the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity, and explains why the financial assistance provided was so important to the development of BJB Hire Centre…