Small Business Loans

Archive of our articles, guides and updates on commercial or business loans for UK small businesses and start-up companies.

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How to get a business loan in 5 steps

Follow this 5-step plan if you want to secure a loan for your small business. There is a wealth of high-street banks and alternative SME lenders to choose from

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eBay launches small business loan service for its 300,000 SME sellers

eBay goes into the same-day small business loan market, offering finance anywhere between £500 to £1m

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Small business banking dispute service costs £23m to set up

Business Banking Resolution Service hopes to pay out first damages to small businesses by summer

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Small businesses struggling to get credit from Recovery Loan Scheme

Applications for Recovery Loans, designed to replace Bounce Back Loans, were in the 'low thousands' in the first week of the new scheme going live, according to reports

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How does the Recovery Loan Scheme compare with other alt-fi options?

The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) has launched to help businesses recover from Covid-19 – how does it compare to alternative finance options?

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Recovery Loan Scheme 2021 full update – where do I apply for my loan?

The Government has launched the Recovery Loan Scheme to help businesses. Here is a list of accredited lenders and information on where to apply

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Government Bounce Back Loan for your small business

Everything you need to know about the Covid Bounce Back Loan Scheme – what it is, who offers them, and how much it will cost your small business to take out a loan.

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What happens if I can’t repay my Bounce Back Loan?

If my company goes bust, do I still have to repay the Bounce Back Loan? And what happens if I need more time to repay my small business debt?

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A guide to getting a small business loan

Simon Curteon of Funding Options explains what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business

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Where female entrepreneurs can get a business loan

One of the greatest challenges for female entrepreneurs is securing finance. Boost your company's growth with these business loans

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What documents do you need when applying for a business loan?

Various lenders require different business loan documents. Adam Parker ticks off his business loan checklist

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Knight Capital to open London office offering small business loans

UK offshoot of Malaysian financier Knight Capital promises personal service to small business borrowers

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Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?