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Looking for a business loan?

We provide bespoke flexible finance solutions to support cash flow, restocking, upgrading equipment, hiring new staff, or advancing your business. Apply online today.

Start Up Loan

Up to £25k

Start or grow your business

  • For business trading up to 36 months
  • Terms up to 5 years
  • Fixed interest rate of 6% per annum
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Small Business Loan

Up to £250k

Grow your business

  • For businesses of all ages
  • Terms up to 5 years
  • Flexible rates available
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Flexible finance for good

As a Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI), we unlock access to finance to help businesses start, scale, and flourish. We place a special focus on supporting businesses in the North, particularly those in underserved areas. Last year, we invested £16 million into businesses, added £64 million to the economy, and helped 750 businesses.

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Boosting businesses and communities

Altogether, we've supported over 5,000 businesses and helped create or safeguard over 13,000 jobs. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, every bit of our profit is reinvested to stimulate economic growth and create jobs.

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