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 a small company can get a business loan: Three options

Here, we look at three routes to debt finance for your small company.

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Consider secured loans like logbook loans and homeowner loans

For businesses looking for capital to help grow their business, alternative finance might be the best option. Here we run down the different types of loans you could get.

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The facts you need on secured loans

Here, we look at why it's important to consider the ups and downs of secured loans before going ahead with an application.

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Make smart use of personal loans to expand your business

For those entrepreneurs who are looking to expand their business rapidly, acquiring a personal loan can be a sure-fire way to help you grow quickly.

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Use same day loans to pay for emergency expenses for your business

Making ends meet as a small business can be tricky, but day loans can be a saviour for an entrepreneur. Here we discuss how day loans can help pay for emergency expenses.

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The key questions to ask when applying for a business loan

There are plenty of things to consider before agreeing to a business loan. Fleximize’s Peter Tuvey advises how to find the best funding line for your business.

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What is a personal guarantee on a business loan?

A significant portion of business lending is through unsecured loans - these often require a personal guarantee. This article looks at what they actually are and their pros and cons.

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Business and homeowners: What do lenders want to know about my home?

Conrad Ford, chief executive of Funding Options, addresses why lenders need to know whether customers are homeowners, and the implications.

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Five ways to use a small business loan

Peter Tuvey, co-founder of Fleximize, examines the main reasons why small businesses apply for debt finance.

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4 things to consider before borrowing money for your business

Whether you want to fund an expansion, buy new stock or garner some funds to take on new staff, sometimes a loan is the only way to achieve this.

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Five reasons why taking out a loan could save your business

Here, we look at some of the most common reasons for a small business to take out a loan.


How to apply for a business loan in three minutes

NatWest Small Business Loans, which can be completed in three minutes, comes with no arrangement fee and no early repayment fee.

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How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

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Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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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