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Finance your Business

A. No. All our interest rates are fixed.

A. Our smaller loans are usually provided under the Government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme or on an unsecured basis. If we do need security, it will usually be against business assets rather than personal assets.

A. Assuming all the information we request is provided to us promptly, the decision will usually be made within 4-6 weeks.

A. No – there are no early repayment penalties.

A. Our interest rates are based upon the risks associated with your business and the project we are funding. Rates are from 7% and are fixed for the term of the loan.

A.Independently owned, growing businesses or a management team looking at an acquisition by way of a management buy-out (MBO) or buy-in (MBI).

Companies must be based in our operating areas (check your post code here).

A wide range of business sectors can be assisted, including manufacturing, business to business services and technology–based businesses. We cannot assist local retailers or personal services.

Your business must be viable.

A. Working capital, equipment purchase, premises, relocations, management buy-outs (MBOs), management buy-ins (MBIs) and other funding requirements across many business sectors including manufacturing and services to businesses.

A. No. We usually provide business finance as part of a package which may include bank funding. Our support can often help with your application to other commercial lenders.

A. Just follow through the steps here.


Postcode Checker

Please submit your postcode to our checker to find out if your project is in one of our operating areas and eligible for support.

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Postcode Checker

Your project is within one of our operating areas which means we may be able to help once we know a little more about you.


Postcode Checker

We’re sorry, we cannot offer you support as your project is outside our operating areas. If you would still like to speak to a member of staff, please complete the form and we will be in touch.