Were awarded £4,960 (40% of total project costs of £12,402), of LEADER Funding from REAL Devon to purchase warehouse racking and a forklift truck together with office telephone system, website upgrade and signage. This will enable this micro business to expand and start export trading into Europe.
Trolley Bags UK Ltd based in Tiverton, is a small rural business that started trading in mid-2014. The company has 8 fte staff. The Managing Director is Joby Cronkshaw, will be responsible for managing the project, assisted by his Business Development Manager, Beccy Daykin.
The company are looking to expand their product into Europe, while they still have the original concept for ‘trolley bags’. To achieve this the business needed to move to more suitable accommodation, that had both offices and warehousing on one site. This move would mean that the business would be able to create 3 new jobs.