25

Mar

£50,000 loan awarded to a Glasgow University spinout

Managed by Lanarkshire Enterprise Services Ltd (LESL) supported by DSL Business Finance (DSL), the Digital Development Loan is the ‘first phase’ of the Scottish Government’s Digital Growth Fund initiative which has the goal of helping Scottish SMEs improve processes and productivity through digital application. For more details, click the following links: High Growth Scotland: https://highgrowth.scot/scottish-software-business-secures-digital-development-loan-to-support-global-growth/ […]

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19

Mar

DSL’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, 15 March 2019, Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Friday 15th March saw us celebrate our 25th Anniversary in style at the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow. Joined by Clients, Introducers, Funders, Business Partners, Board and Panel members we dined and danced the night away after hearing some inspirational recounts from clients of their experience of working with DSL. We are very grateful to all […]

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14

Mar

Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2019: 2 Winners are DSL’s clients

Four outstanding businesses were each awarded a £7,500 prize in this year’s Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards held on 13 March 2019 at the Hilton Liverpool. The awards are delivered in partnership with Responsible Finance and the Citi Foundation. The following 2 DSL’s clients were winners in their categories. Glasgow Wood Recycling – Sustainability Aquapac Ltd – […]

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04

Jan

DSL’s clients are in the final of the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2019

The twelve micro and social enterprises have been shortlisted for four separate Awards in categories recognising their growth, environmental sustainability, the social entrepreneur who has created significant social or environmental impact, and the Young Microentrepreneur of the Year. We are pleased to announce that DSL’s clients have been shortlisted in each of the following categories: […]

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21

Dec

DSL Privacy Notice

Please click DSL Privacy Notice – Jan 2019 to see our latest Privacy Notice.

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21

Dec

CREDIT REFERENCE AGENCY INFORMATION NOTICE

From 01 Jan 2019, DSL Business Finance Ltd will be able to carry out credit check. For more information click CRAIN

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06

Dec

£1.8M AWARDED TO EDGE13 FINALISTS

As a partner of  Scottish EDGE, DSL attended and exhibited at the EDGE13 finals held at RBS Gogarburn on 5th and 6th December 2018 where 39 finalists pitched their business ideas to an expert panel of judges over the 2 day event. It was an inspiring couple of days culminating with £1.8 Million being awarded […]

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07

Nov

Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2019

DSL has nominated 4 clients for the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards organised by our trade association Responsible Finance. The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in Liverpool on 13 March 2019. Good luck to all that they follow in the footsteps of our client Argyll Smokery who were winners last year. Growth Award finalist: Aquapac Ltd, Cumbernauld, […]

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28

Sep

Community Business Boost Programme – Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council has launched a new programme – Community Business Boost, to assist new and growing businesses with rental subsidies in the following Glasgow City Council Ward Areas: Calton, Canal, North West and East Centre. The council is organising city-wide events to provide further detail about the programme including eligibility, map and postcode checker […]

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20

Aug

Iain Burnside – my first few months at DSL

In my role I am responsible for delivering the Scottish Microfinance Fund (SMF) which helps both new and established businesses in Scotland gain access to finance, with the prime objective of supporting enterprise in Scotland. The fund is unique, offering loans from £500 – £25,000, with competitive interest rates and no admin charges. We are […]

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