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Roz Haque

ROZ HAQUE JOINS ART LENDING TEAM

ART Business Loans has increased its lending team to four with the appointment of Rozna Haque, its first female Loans Manager.  Roz brings…

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Dr Craig Errington Chief Exec of Wesleyan and Chair of ART Business Loans - for website

DR CRAIG ERRINGTON CALLS FOR MORE SUPPORT FOR CDFIs

Dr Craig Errington, Chief Executive of Wesleyan Assurance Society and Chair of ART Business Loans, which is a Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI)…

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Steve Brown ART Business Loans Board Director

NATWEST DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS BANKING JOINS ART BOARD

Steve Brown, Director of Business Banking for NatWest in Birmingham, has joined the volunteer Board of ART Business Loans, maintaining the bank’s track…

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Sir Adrian Cadbury President of ART Business Loans 2004 - 2015

ART MOURNS DEATH OF SIR ADRIAN CADBURY – ART PRESIDENT AND PIONEER OF SOCIAL INVESTMENT

It was with deep sadness that the Directors, former Directors and Staff at ART Business Loans learnt of the death of Sir Adrian…

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Craig Errington receives Honorary Doctorate from Birmingham City University

HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR CRAIG ERRINGTON

Craig Errington, Chief Executive of Wesleyan Assurance Society and Chair of ART since September 2011, has received an Honorary Doctorate from Birmingham City…

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The ART team - Martin Edmonds and Steve Walker (back row), Graham Donaldson and Barbara Seaton (middle row), Christine Allen-Lloyd and Andy King (front row)

ART LENDING RISES BY 77%

ART saw total lending rise by 77% to over £3.1m in the year 2014/15.  This continues a significant trend that started in 2012…

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Steve Walker, Andy King, Lisa Rushton, Karen Leigh Anderson and Gill Winstanley at Birmingham City Drive Social Finance Event

ART SUPPORTS BIRMINGHAM CITY DRIVE

Birmingham City Drive, 20th – 24th April, was organised by DigbethSocial Enterprise Quarter led by iSE (Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs) and Social Enterprise UK with the aim of raising…

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Dr Steve Walker

NEW PORTAL IS GOOD NEWS FOR BUSINESSES

Having had some input into the creation of the new access to finance portal backed by Birmingham’s professional services organisation, BPS Birmingham, and…

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Sir Adrian Cadbury

NEW YEAR’S HONOUR FOR ART FOUNDER

Sir Adrian Cadbury, ART President and founding Chairman (1997 – 2004), has been made a member of the Order of the Companion of…

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ART now lends up to £150,000

MAXIMUM LOAN SIZE RISES TO £150,000

Responding to increased demand from businesses unable to access the finance they need from the banks, ART has increased the maximum size of…

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