Start Up LoansStart or grow your own business

  • Borrow up to £25,000
  • Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.
  • 1-5 year repayment term
  • 12 months of free mentoring
  • Government-backed

Start Up LoansStart or grow your own business

  • Borrow up to £25,000
  • Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.
  • 1-5 year repayment term
  • 12 months of free mentoring
  • Government-backed

We work with a national network of delivery partners who help applicants prepare a business plan and cash flow forecast, and provide ongoing mentoring.

Whether you’re taking the first steps or have been trading for a while and looking to grow, a Start Up Loan can help you achieve your business goals with:

  • A loan of up to £25,000
  • Fixed 6% interest p.a.
  • No application or set up fees
  • Free mentoring for 12 months
  • Free business planning templates
  • Up to 50% discount on business products from O2, Experian, Santander and 30+ more
Start Up Loans, a subsidiary of the British Business Bank, is a government-backed scheme designed to support businesses who struggle to access other forms of finance.
Whether you’re taking the first steps or have been trading for a while and looking to grow, a Start Up Loan can help you achieve your business goals with:

  A loan of up to £25,000
  Fixed 6% interest p.a.
  Free mentoring
  Exclusive business offers
  Support with your business plan

Our success stories

We’ve already backed thousands of businesses around the country with a Start Up Loan. Read on to find out about some of our success stories and how our support helped them turn their dreams into reality.

Amy Barker

Amy Barker

“I felt like if I was working that hard, I would rather be working that hard for myself – that’s what really pushed me.”
David O'Neal

David O’Neal

“Mentoring was a brilliant element to the loan itself. Having a mentor through the start up process really helped.”

Meriel Kehoe

Meriel Kehoe

“Start Up Loans give you the cash and the business support to make it work, it’s a complete package that can’t be beaten.”

Amy Barker

Amy Barker…

“I felt like if I was working that hard, I would rather be working that hard for myself – that’s what really pushed me.”
David O'Neal

David O’Neal…

“Mentoring was a brilliant element to the loan itself. Having a mentor through the start up process really helped.”

Meriel Kehoe

Meriel Kehoe…

“Start Up Loans give you the cash and the business support to make it work, it’s a complete package that can’t be beaten.”