Finance provider launches community share offer

Dr Steve Walker, chief executive of ART Business Loans
A community share offer is being launched today to raise £500,000 to lend to businesses in the region. Birmingham-based ART Business Loans and investment platform Ethex have partnered on the scheme, which was first revealed by in October. ART is a Community Development Finance Institution which has lent more than £20m in business loans since it was founded by its first chairman Sir Adrian Cadbury in 1997. It remains focused on supporting businesses that operate in the local economy and promote job opportuni... For the full story register now for free or login below...