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Business Gateway worked closely with Abergower Ltd to ensure the growth of the business.

About the business

After spending 20 years in the document processing sector, Robin Prior launched Abergower Ltd and hasn’t looked back since. In the last five years Abergower has gone from strength to strength, building up an impressive list of clients that includes some of the biggest names in business, such as Ancestry.com, The Energy Savings Trust, The London Stock Exchange and a host of reference libraries and specialist publishers around the UK. Abergower offers an array of services, focusing on the digitisation of precious documents and books, document digitisation for financial and professional industries, as well as providing 3D printers to universities and colleges across the UK.

Our ongoing relationship with Business Gateway has played a vital part in the growth of our business.

How Business Gateway has helped

Over the past five years, Abergower has engaged extensively with Business Gateway’s start-up and growth business services. In addition to help with business planning and preparing cash-flow forecasts, the company has accessed training grant assistance, discretionary grants relating to capital expenditure projects and micro loans.

Robin Prior, Managing Director, Abergower commented: “Our ongoing relationship with Business Gateway, has played a vital part in the growth of our business”.

Gary Kenyon, Business Adviser at Business Gateway said: “Since the launch of Abergower, we have worked closely with Robin in order to secure relevant grants. We also recently helped the company access specialist financial and marketing consultancy through our Local Expert Help service. We are truly inspired to see the growth that Abergower has sustained since working with Business Gateway, as the company now works across various sectors with some incredibly prestigious businesses spanning several continents.”

Support Provided

1:1 with a Business Adviser

Advice on Business Plan

Scottish Enterprise Support

Advice on Funding

Signposting to Wider Support Network

International/Exporting Support

What’s next?

Just five years after the company’s inception, Abergower has gone international, setting up a branch in Sydney to service a prestigious contract with an Australian Library, with a further office now established in Casablanca after securing initial contracts in Morocco.

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