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Funding your business

Funding options

Acquiring funding is an essential step when looking to set up a company, as most businesses need that initial cash injection. It's important to understand how much money you'll need and what type of funding will suit you best.

There are a range of funding options that you can consider, including loans from NatWest.

Industry Investment Support

British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK.

Through their membership they provide businesses with links to private equity and venture capital houses along with other industry professionals. 

They work together to provide both capital and expertise to growing businesses, along with networking opportunities, training courses and communications on behalf of industry.

Free accelerator programme

Our Entrepreneur Accelerator programme offers all of the usual benefits, but is fully funded and we don't take any equity in your business.

Business loan and finance options

Small Business Loan

Fast and flexible borrowing

Fixed rate of interest

No arrangement or early repayment charges

Suitable for small to medium businesses

Borrow from £1,000 to £50,000 over a period of 1 to 10 years

Arranged Business Overdraft

A flexible, short-term safety net

Only pay interest on the amount you use

No set minimum monthly amount to pay back

Arrangement fee of 1.5% (min £150)

Borrow up to £50,000 unsecured (subject to credit approval)

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Convenient borrowing for everyday expenses

Make contactless payments

Could be ideal if you have multiple employees making business purchases

Borrow from £500. Maximum credit limit subject to status

Monthly payment required, terms apply

We also offer asset finance

Whether you need vehicles, machinery or computers, we work with Lombard to help you acquire the assets which are key to your business. 

Get your finances in order

Book a free Financial Health Check with one of our Relationship Managers today, and we can help uncover key areas of focus for you and your business.

Other ways to get help

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