Partnership Manager Brings In Key Partnership Within First Month

Alex Beardsley and Liz Jowett of ABL

West Yorkshire based commercial finance consultancy, ABL is celebrating a big win after partnership manager, Liz Jowett, brings in a key partnership within her first month.
Teaming up with Winning Pitch — a company that provides entrepreneurial services to businesses across the UK — ABL will be delivering a webinar and one-to-one session as part of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Investment Readiness Programme.

The Programme is run as part of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, delivered by Winning Pitch aimed at helping businesses to understand the full and diverse range of funding options available that can best support their growth and to prepare compelling proposals to secure external.

The Investment Readiness Programme supported 25 SMEs receive over £3m worth of Investment in the past month. James Clayton, Project Manager at Winning Pitch, described the partnership as “a perfect match” and said “we’re delighted to be working with ABL in helping business owners across the Leeds City Region get the very best in business support and helping them to raise investment and finance”.

ABL will be hosting a webinar as part of the Investment Readiness Programme on Your Finance… Finance beyond the High Street, which will be taking place on Wednesday 9th December with tickets still available. You can access tickets here

The webinar will explore the current UK finance market in relation to the wider economy, but also delve into understanding what this means for SMEs. In whichever industry a business operates there is sure to be an impact, either directly or indirectly through their customers, suppliers, or even competitors.

Liz Jowett joined the ABL team at the beginning of September to set up and support a partnership programme. As part of her role, she will be working with advisers and businesses to ensure that they are aware of ALL of the options when it comes to commercial finance.
The partnership with Winning Pitch allows Liz and the ABL team to work with both advisers and businesses: sharing key knowledge on what is happening within the financial landscape and what is out there in terms of commercial finance.

Managing director Alex Beardsley said “This partnership couldn’t have come at a better time. Now more than ever, it’s important for businesses to understand all their financial options and be able to make an informed decision. This investment programme will help businesses to reach their potential through accessing additional knowledge and skills development.
ABL has previously worked with the LEP before but is excited to also be working with Winning Pitch to provide a webinar and a one-to-one session to support businesses.”

ABL provide commercial finance consultancy to businesses across the UK and have helped over 600 organisations to achieve their growth potential since it’s inception in 2013. Joint managing director, Alex Beardsley, was also elected to serve on the CBI’s Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Council earlier this year.