Our successful Oldham Enterprise Fund applicants come in all shapes and sizes – and business types.

You can hear from three of them in this short video as to how Oldham Enterprise Fund, and the support provided by the Business Growth Hub, have made a difference to their business start-up journey.

Listen to Connor Hall (Live and Now); Brad Jackson (Catalyst Claims) and Jannatul Chowdhury (Muzzini Clothing) explain how we have helped them.

SR Sports

At SR Sports, we aspire to create the best opportunities for children, regardless of their age, gender or status within the community.

We provide activities that may not be accessible to everyone outside of school and ensure a fun and safe environment.

Our staff set themselves high standards, ensuring that every attendee is fully engaged with their sessions. They take pride in being qualified in their chosen sports; constantly developing their knowledge so that they can continue to advance the skills of their pupils

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We are a one-stop-shop for professional aerial drone filming, photography & aerial video production. Based in Manchester, UK.

We produce effective and creative video productions for small and large businesses across the country. We very much enjoy meeting new businesses and assist them in creating productions and photography to promote their products and services.

We offer all stages of video production, from initial storyboard to final edit.  AirPixa’s creative team has a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you through your video journey, which for many might be a completely new experience.

Kesan Foods Limited

Chilled and frozen meals manufecturer

Sandwiches, Wraps, Baguettes, salad.

Christi Elkins & Callam Barnes

Supported by a grant from the Oldham Enterprise Fund in January 2016 Christi Elkins and Callam Barnes, both with previous work experience in film, TV and media production, formed Aerial Focus Ltd.

Aerial Focus Ltd offers a unique service providing aerial film and photography using the most up to date technology of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to get closer to the action while providing industry standard film and stills quality.

  • MediaCovering music video, film and TV production.
  • Weddings & eventsProviding aerial footage & stills photography.
  • Advertising & promotionTargeted at businesses offering promotional content via aerial video
  • Real EstateOffering pictures & footage of properties on the market.

Over the course of the year, they have developed into a fully operating media production company, also offering ground based film and sound recording to complement the aerial aspect to the work.

Plans to diversify and extend the UAV work include areas such as inspections, surveying, time-lapse and agricultural applications. Aerial Focus Ltd are looking forward to a great 2017, building on last year’s success of working with clients such as MUTV, Channel 5 and the BBC.

Hayley Smith

Simply Skin Laser Clinic

Following her Oldham College studies Hayley Smith gained experience in the industry working for 8 years with dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons and maxilla facial surgeons using the latest technologies at one of the largest skin care clinics in the UK.

In 2010 she won a trip to Avene in France following her excellent product sales and was chosen to attend a specialist course in 2011 for the best performing practitioners By 2016 she decided she would prefer to offer a more personalised touch and follow-up service by opening her own business based in Oldham Supported by the Oldham Enterprise Fund Hayley Smith set up Simply Skin Laser Clinic in Cromwell Court in late 2016 Simply Skin is already establishing a client base.

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