Start Up Funding: Little Lamb Phonics is the brainchild of ex-school teacher Jude Lennon and her partner Dominic Bryan. They have developed an app based on a series of teaching materials around fun poems to help children learn phonics.
The app is available to download from iTunes and Google on IOS and Android tablet and mobile stores. It is aimed at reception children aged 4-5 but can be used by older children too.
Liverpool-based Charles Stanley Financial Solutions is a leading employee benefits advisory business was founded in Liverpool in 1934 as part of the Griffiths & Armour Insurance Broking practice. It was then sold to Charles Stanley plc in 2008.
The business offers financial services advice to corporate clients and their employees on a variety of employee benefit schemes including healthcare, death in service, income protection, flexible benefits, and pensions.
Inteb Managed Services Limited is a low energy and sustainability company set up in 2010 by Colin Jones to help businesses devise, implement and manage their energy and carbon emissions strategies in order to become more efficient and save costs.
The business enables organisations, some with multiple properties, to make significant energy savings often through simple changes in behaviour.
DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL: Wirral-based Sovex Limited was set up in 2002 by directors David Lindfield and Malcolm Dooley and was later joined by another director, Michele Dematteis.
The company specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of vehicle loading and parcel handling systems. Its blue chip client base includes, DHL, DPD, Hermes, UK Mail, and Yodel.