Borrowing from commercial banks remains by far the most popular source of finance for businesses. Many high street banks will lend to new and established businesses from a range of sectors, with terms such as interest and repayment being decided on the merits of business plans developed.
The below list provides a link to the business pages of the main high street banks as well as details of other lending programmes which may be suitable for your business needs.
Business Growth Fund
The Business Growth Fund (BGF) was established in 2011 to support smaller and medium sized enterprises to access finance, through making long-term equity investments. BGF is a £2.5bn fund backed by Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS and Standard Chartered aiming to support expansion by providing growth capital.
Visit the Business Growth Fund website (external link).
UK Commercial Bank Lenders
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