We are a government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses. Whether you’re looking for finance to start a business, grow to the next level, or stay ahead of the competition, we’re delivering greater volume and choice of finance.
What we do
- We create new financing opportunities for smaller businesses by working with over 130 private-sector partners.
- We offer a range of solutions to help our partners finance more young and fast-growing small companies in the UK.
- We also have a commercial arm with separate governance and return targets, which can fund providers of finance to smaller businesses on a purely commercial basis.
For more details of the programmes we run, please go to the ‘Our programmes’ tab on our home page.
Finance options for smaller businesses: the Finance Hub
Understand and identify suitable finance options to help your business with our Finance Hub. Developed in conjunction with editorial partners from across the finance industry, the Finance Hub is an independent information hub designed to help your business, whether you’re looking to survive, recover or grow.
Use our simple six-step finance finder and interactive content to learn more about finance and discover finance options that could help your business.