Inside UMi

Grant funding supports growth journey for UK's largest high-quality wood flooring manufacturer

With support from Durham Business Growth to access valuable grant funding and expertise, Woodland Floors Ltd is driving growth through innovation, efficiency, and upskilling staff.

Virgin Unite’s Local Legends fund helps support 31 UK charities with £155,000 in its first year

UK-based employees of Virgin companies have helped the charities they volunteer with go further, through Virgin Unite’s £1m Local Legends fund, delivered by UMi. 

UMi Supports Befriend a Child's ‘Befriending Programme’ to Boost Confidence and Well-Being

Befriend a Child, a charity based in Aberdeen, received a £1,000 grant from UMi to help fund their Befriending Programme. This grant has been crucial in supporting a Befriending Coordinator post, allowing the project to assist 51 disadvantaged children and young people. 

Marmax Products Boosts Efficiency and Innovation with Durham Business Growth Support

Durham Business Growth is supporting Marmax Products to improve efficiencies and introduce brand new products, making them more resilient to a highly competitive and changing market.

UMi welcomes new Director of Strategic Projects

Julie Cuthbertson joins UMi as the new Director of Strategic Projects, bringing a wealth of experience in commercial finance and organisational leadership.

UK Space businesses to get boost at Ignite Space Conference

Ignite Space returns for its third year to fuel the next wave of collaboration and innovation in the UK space industry.

UMi helps If U Care Share Foundation develop new suicide prevention technology

If U Care Share Foundation, based in County Durham, has been awarded a grant of £5,000 from UMi to develop its Suicide Monitoring Technology project.

UMi encourages leaders to sign up to Better Business Act Coalition

This Better Business Day (Thursday 16 May), we're encouraging other leaders to consider how they can be an even better business.