Over 55,000 business ideas supported with more than £400 million worth of loans
We offer free mentoring and low-interest personal loans to help you start or grow a new business.
Borrow up to £25,000
(The average loan amount is £7,200)
Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.
1 – 5 year loan repayment term
No set up or early repayment fees
A great alternative for individuals looking for business loans to fund a startup.
Pre-loan support with business plans and cash flow forecasts
12 months of free mentoring for loan recipients
A range of useful templates and start up guides
Exclusive discounts on business products from O2, Experian, Santander and 30+ more
Are you ready to kickstart your business journey?
Our Essential Guide to Starting a Business
Inside you’ll find tips and advice on:
- Conducting market research on customers and competitors
- Choosing a company structure
- Figuring out your insurance and tax requirements
- Developing your business strategy and sales forecast
- Writing your business plan
- Analysing the strengths and weaknesses of your business
Our success stories
Thousands of UK businesses have been backed with the help of a Start Up Loan. Read below to find out about some of our success stories and how the support we offer, combined with small business funding, helped them turn their dreams into reality.
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