25 January 2024

Office furniture supplier sets sights on growth with Government cash boost

Harlequin Office Furniture is the latest local business to benefit from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) – receiving a share of the £2.5m Government cash pot.

Harlequin Office Furniture is the latest local business to benefit from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) – receiving a share of the £2.5m Government cash pot.

The business, based within Queensway Industrial Estate in Scunthorpe received £2,520 towards a marketing project to win new customers.

Gemma Teesdale, Director, said: “The whole process was straightforward and user friendly and as a result of the project we’ve grown our workforce.

“We received fantastic support which was always helpful and personal. We could not have asked for better.”

The cash also enabled a strategic review of the company’s financial systems to ensure they were able to meet new demand, that a new finance team was properly skilled and that detailed management information for budgeting and cash flow forecasting was available.