social impact report & annual statement

Our loans

Our loans are designed to meet the needs of your business. Secure the finance you need to help your business start, grow and flourish.

Startup

£500 to £25k

Unsecured personal loans for business purposes

  • Government-backed scheme
  • Terms up to 5 years
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Business Loan

Up to £250k

Unsecured or secured loans for small businesses

  • Flexible rates available
  • Terms up to 5 years
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Hospitality Recovery

Up to 25% of pre-pandemic or current turnover

For hospitality, food, retail and supply chain businesses

  • Flexible rates available
  • Terms up to 5 years
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Social Impact Report

Last year BEF delivered a record £14.6m in loans to support 603 businesses across the UK.

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Over Five Thousand Businesses Created and Helped

Tailored solutions for businesses to help them thrive and grow.

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Over Eleven Thousand New and Saved Jobs

All profits are reinvested into our loan fund, to support growth in the economy through business and job creation.

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£111.5 Million Loaned in the last 10 years

We think it is important to fill the funding gap for those unable to draw on the usual sources of finance.

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