Granted Consultancy Ltd

We are Granted Consultancy, specialists in securing grant funding.

As a strategic business consultancy, we identify and secure grant funding for ambitious businesses in the UK and EU. Granted was established in 2010 and has developed a reputation for knowledge and success in the business funding sector.

We also offer strategic funding advice and project management services and have a 100% success rate in securing R&D tax credit claims. 

With expertise in many different sectors, we work with a variety of companies, from start-ups to multi-nationals.

Our Grant Writing Service differentiates us from our competitors and is a major factor in ensuring the client projects we work with are successful. 

We are a dedicated and experienced team of funding and grant writing specialists from a variety of backgrounds encompassing finance, business planning, business strategy, investment, environmental science and international operations.

The founding directors still have a shared desire to make projects happen and we understand that our role in that exciting journey is securing non-dilutive funding.

The team is motivated by working with some of the most innovative and ambitious start-up / scale up and established businesses in the world.

The diverse range of sectors we work in is a constant intellectual challenge – one that keeps us present and curious.

We thrive on learning about new technologies, innovative business models and the people behind them – then taking that information and translating it into a language and format that funders can understand.

The team has hit £50m in funding secured in the last 10 years – we are aiming for £100m in the next 5 years.

MBC Accountants

MBC Accountants are an accountancy practice with a difference – innovative, proactive and caring.

Established by Fiona Rook in Okehampton in 2002 they then expanding into Exeter in 2015 and have continued to grow their thriving business.

Focussing on client service they offer a fantastic and transparent service to businesses.

Fiona explained: “When I set up MBC Accountants, I wanted it to be more like a ‘shop’, breaking down all the barriers of a standard accountant office, friendly staff and a pick-and-mix list of services, we even have a price list!

Clients love our fixed fee approach, we also provide a 6 week turnaround service as standard for all yearend work which is a rare offering as most small businesses will know.”

MBC Accountants are a Xero silver partner, Quick Book Pro advisors and regularly use Sage, SAP Business 1, FreeAgent, MoneyWorks plus anything else that clients use.

“Adopting cloud based accounting software in 2014 has put us at the head of the game,” explained Fiona. “People love to be able to see their numbers whenever and wherever they want to, plus the whole accountant-clientrelationship can be far more interactive as we can both see everything at the same time.

We like to work alongside our clients, effectively providing a finance department for them.

We can look after anything with a ‘£’ sign – so of course all the year-end accounts and tax returns plus book-keeping, VAT, payroll etc.

We always offer a one hour, completely free, no obligation meeting so please come and arrange a meeting – we would love to talk to you.”

Exeter and Okehampton

Henry Howard Asset Finance

Part of the award-winning Henry Howard Finance Group, Henry Howard Asset Finance is one of the UK’s leading independent business funders.

With vast experience spanning over 150 years, our team are highly skilled in helping companies across a variety of sectors with competitive and straightforward financial solutions needed to help grow, or start a business.

Our specialist asset finance division is dedicated to helping businesses from a range of industries, including haulage, transport, recycling, manufacturing and engineering, to purchase business-critical equipment, such as industrial machinery, construction equipment and commercial vehicles, ensuring that our client’s ambitious growth plans become a reality.

We recognise that every business has its own unique needs to ensure it stays ahead of the competition – which is why we always aim to structure agreements on a bespoke basis, adapting to suit each business’ financial requirements and funding deals for almost any asset up to the value of £500,000, including refinancing as well as new applications.

During the last twenty years, Henry Howard Finance Group has funded more than 30,000 businesses. Whether you represent an SME or a FTSE 100 company, we’re on hand to support your businesses with a tailored service and unique financial solution.

South West