Left- right: Richard Jenkins, Lloyds Bank Area Director, Relationship Management, Caroline Dunn BCRS Business Loans Finance Director, Stephen Deakin BCRS Business Loans Chief Executive and Tom Berry, Lloyds Bank Head of UK Regions, Business & Commercial Banking Markets (BCB) Team.

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Prestigious BCRS Business Loans dining club event returns to the Black Country

Businesses from across the Black Country enjoyed an afternoon of food, networking and expert economic insights as the BCRS Business Loans dining club event returned.

Hosted by business loan provider BCRS Business Loans, more than 70 guests attended the lunch at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton on Tuesday (September 26).

As well as opportunities to network with business colleagues from across the region, delegates were joined by guest speaker Tom Berry, Head of UK Regions, Business & Commercial Banking Markets (BCB) at Lloyds Bank.

Tom Berry gave an economic update presentation, providing delegates with valuable insights into inflation, employment rates and interest rates. He said: “There are a lot of challenges out there but I firmly believe the UK is a great place to do business.

“It has been a pleasure to speak to an engaged local business audience, representing a range of organisations, to share updates on the trends being seen at a national level.”

BCRS Chief Executive Stephen Deakin said the dining club event, had been a success. He said: “It was great to see so many guests join us for the return of the Black Country diners club lunch.

“BCRS Business Loans occupies a unique place in the region’s economy, working with a range of lenders, business groups, professionals, and companies, to support the growth of the West Midlands.

“The lunch was a fantastic opportunity to bring guests together in what can only be described as a fairly challenging economic climate.”

BCRS Business Loans provides funding to businesses that are struggling to access finance from traditional lenders. Businesses can secure loans from between £10,000 and £150,000 from BCRS Business Loans to support growth and recovery plans.

As a Community Development Financial Institution, the lender’s purpose is to provide access to finance to enable local businesses to grow and prosper.

Since it was founded as a community development financial institution in 2002, it has provided loans worth more than £85 million to businesses across the West Midlands.

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