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Ulster Bank to hold five NI events to highlight funding available for businesses
Ulster Bank will this week kick off its Northern Ireland ‘Ahead for Business’ events in the North West.
The bank is holding the first of five events in Derry~Londonderry on Thursday to brief new and existing customers on accessing finance from £1billion available for businesses in 2014.
The ‘Ahead for Business’ event in the City Hotel on Thursday February 6 will focus on accessing finance, business planning and cash flow management. It will start at 7.30am with a sit down breakfast.
There are also events planned for Cookstown, Lisburn, Belfast and Ballymena. Businesses can find out more and register their interest to attend at www.ulsterbank.com/aheadforbusiness
Building on Ulster Bank’s existing supports for businesses of all sizes, the £1billion is available to both new and existing Ulster Bank customers and is open to all businesses who are seeking finance to support their growth plans in 2014.
There is evidence of business confidence growing, demand is increasing and more businesses are coming to branches to discuss their 2014 plans. Ulster Bank is delighted to be actively supporting businesses in all sectors and all sizes from micro enterprises to multinationals.
Ken Murnaghan, Head of Business Banking, Ulster Bank said: “In 2014 we are delighted to have £1billion available to help business as the real drivers of growth, employment and confidence in our economy. We know that many of our business customers view 2014 as a key year in terms of implementing growth plans, from introducing new products and services to expansion overseas and hiring additional employees. Access to funding is essential to ensuring they are able to fulfill these ambitions.”
Ken Murnaghan continued: “Our teams are looking forward to hosting ‘Ahead for Business’ events at six locations in Northern Ireland. We intend to use these to help local businesses develop their ideas, spark new concepts and highlight the suite of supports we provide to companies of all sizes.”
The event will take place at the City Hotel in Londonderry on Thursday February 6 and will start at 7.30am with a sit down breakfast. You can register your interest to attend at www.ulsterbank.com/aheadforbusiness