Business Loans

Small business loans give SMEs a vital boost – get information on this area of business finance

Business loans provide SMEs with a lifeline, giving them the money to launch and grow. The lending landscape can be quite complicated, so we've created articles to help you find the right type of small business loan. There are plenty of options out there – from peer-to-peer lending to specialist loans – we're helping you understand what could work for you.
HSBC Business Loans

HSBC Business Loans

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HSBC Business Loans

Here's a quick look at the HSBC business loans currently available to UK SMEs, including their fees and eligibility requirements

NatWest Business Loans

NatWest Business Loans

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NatWest Business Loans

NatWest business loans include startup funding and financing for growing SMEs. Find out if NatWest business finance is suitable for your growing SME with our handy guide covering NatWest business lending options.

Top Tips for Applying for a Business Loan

Top Tips for Applying for a Business Loan

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Top Tips for Applying for a Business Loan

Read our essential tips for applying for a business loan to give yourself the best possible chance of securing funding

Ulster Bank Loans

Ulster Bank Loans

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Ulster Bank Loans

Ulster Bank business loans are available in small and large amounts for SMEs, but is a traditional lender the suitable solution for your funding needs?

Aldermore Invoice Finance

Aldermore Invoice Finance

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Aldermore Invoice Finance

Aldermore invoice finance: Is it suitable for your SME? What's the difference between invoice factoring and invoice discounting? This article explains all.

Yorkshire Bank Loans

Yorkshire Bank Loans

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Yorkshire Bank Loans

Here's our guide to Yorkshire Bank business loans, covering investment loans, term loans and the Enterprise Finance Guarantee

Halifax Business Loans

Halifax Business Loans

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Halifax Business Loans

Halifax business loans are operated by Lloyds Bank and RBS. We look at the the range of small business loans from Lloyds, RBS and other high street lenders.

Metro Bank Business Loans

Metro Bank Business Loans

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Metro Bank Business Loans

Metro Bank business accounts and loans challenge the services offered by the big banks. Here's a quick look at if they're the right fit for your growing business

Peer-to-Peer Finance (P2P) and Funding Circle

Peer-to-Peer Finance (P2P) and Funding Circle

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Peer-to-Peer Finance (P2P) and Funding Circle

We explore why alternative finance and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms like Funding Circle are getting businesses and the government so excited

Barclays Bank Loans

Barclays Bank Loans

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Barclays Bank Loans

Is a Barclays business loan right for your small business? Find out how much you can borrow and what you need to do to prepare for the lending application.

Lloyds Business Loans

Lloyds Business Loans

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Lloyds Business Loans

Lloyds Bank business loans and Lloyds Bank commercial finance are available for SMEs. Read this article to figure out if they're right for your business.

Peer-to-Peer Lenders in the UK

Peer-to-Peer Lenders in the UK

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Peer-to-Peer Lenders in the UK

Our round-up for some of the most popular peer-to-peer lenders in the UK at the moment.

Security on a Loan: Mortgages, and Fixed and Floating Charges

Security on a Loan: Mortgages, and Fixed and Floating Charges

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Security on a Loan: Mortgages, and Fixed and Floating Charges

Security against business loans comes in different forms, here we explain mortgages, and how fixed and floating charges work.

How to Look After Your Credit Rating

How to Look After Your Credit Rating

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How to Look After Your Credit Rating

Fleximize answers your questions about keeping your credit rating in tip-top condition.

Santander Business Loans

Santander Business Loans

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Santander Business Loans

Here's your guide to Santander's business loans. Find out about the Santander finance products available to you, plus the pros and cons of bank business loans

Finding Small Business Loans

Finding Small Business Loans

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Finding Small Business Loans

Getting a small business loan is a common way of funding a startup or growing your business. But you need to do the groundwork first.

What is a Venture Capitalist?

What is a Venture Capitalist?

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What is a Venture Capitalist?

Spotify, Skype and Zoopla have benefited from venture capitalist funding. We tell you what VCs do and where you can find the right one for your business.

Why Using a Loan to Hire Employees is Risky

Why Using a Loan to Hire Employees is Risky

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Why Using a Loan to Hire Employees is Risky

Taking out a loan to recruit new staff is okay if you're sure you can afford it. It's risky so consider these issues first.

Where Can I Find Startup Funding?

Where Can I Find Startup Funding?

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Where Can I Find Startup Funding?

​It’s a good time to be a start-up and there are lots of lending options: from UK government and alternative finance providers.

Where Can I Get Funding to Buy a Business?

Where Can I Get Funding to Buy a Business?

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Where Can I Get Funding to Buy a Business?

We give you some of your options for finding business acquisition funding.