£30,000 funding enables sports clinic to open new premises

Moko Physiotherapy

A physiotherapy and sports massage clinic in Derby will be refurbishing its new premises thanks to £30,000 in funding from First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans under the British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans programme.

Moko Physiotherapy, founded by Katie Ogley and opened in February 2023, offers 1:1 physiotherapy, massage, rehab classes, yoga, pilates, and group education workshops.

Katie Ogley said: “Creating a state-of-the-art clinic where people feel great after each visit has been my long desire. Thanks to the Start-Up loan from First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans, I was able to make my dream a reality and progress my business more than I ever could have done. on my own. The support from my adviser was fantastic and made the whole process much more straightforward.”

First Enterprise offers government-backed loans from £500 to £250,000 for start-ups and SMEs, supporting local economic growth and job creation.

Richard Bearman, managing director of Small Business Lending, British Business Bank, said: “Molo Physiotherapy provides an important service within Derbyshire and I’m proud that we have been able to support Katie on her journey to help individuals in the region.

“It is inspiring to see individuals such as Katie use their years of experience in their focused field to create a thriving business with the support of the First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans system.”