We are accepting CBILS loans applications

We are delighted to announce that as of today we are accepting CBILS loan applications from small businesses. The loans range from £50,001 - £150k over 12 or 24 months with the UK Government covering interest charges and fees for the first 12 months, along with a three-month repayment holiday from us to help your small business get back on its feet.

COVID-19: CBILS and BBLS: Which one is right for you?

In the past couple of months, the Government has announced two key loan products for small businesses under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). In this blog, we outline the key differences between them so you can decide which one is best suited to you. 

COVID-19: ‘Bounce back’ loan for micro businesses

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has today announced a brand new micro loan scheme to support the smallest small businesses in the UK.  

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COVID-19: How small businesses can keep up with the cashless economy

We have been moving towards a cashless society for some time but the renewed concerns around the hygiene of using cash and the sharp increase in the number of retailers enforcing card-only payments could significantly accelerate this. It seems that cash is no longer king and for small businesses this means that digital payments can no longer be an option; they are essential.  

COVID-19: Everything you need to know about financial support for businesses

Over the past couple of weeks, the Government has announced lots of financial support for small businesses. To round this week off, we thought it would be useful to put this into one place for you. 

Five Finance Options For Self-Employed And Sole Traders

Being self-employed or a sole trader boasts many benefits including more freedom, higher earning potential and getting to start something of your own from scratch. However, financially it can be tough, especially in the beginning. Luckily, there are now a lot more financing options and support networks out there to assist you in getting your business off the ground. When it comes to getting financing, we've put together a list of options to help you get started...