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Education Business Loans

From schools to specialist providers, Fleximize can help businesses within the education sector to secure funding

The UK education sector encompasses a range of businesses from schools, colleges, and universities to extra-curricular providers and e-learning platforms. Whether in-person or online, working with children or adults, the sector can be rewarding for everyone involved. But despite the ongoing demand for education, the profession isn’t without its funding challenges.

Attracting students, maintaining facilities, and delivering quality tuition comes at a cost. When faced with tight budgets and a lack of investment, it can be difficult for an organisation to reach its full potential.

That’s where our tailored education business loans can help educators looking to grow their business. If you’re looking to invest in marketing, recruitment, digital, or simply bridge a cash flow gap, learn how our flexible finance works and how to apply below.

What are education businesses loans?

Education business loans are financial packages designed for organisations, including schools, training centres, and ed-tech firms. These loans help learning providers meet their students' educational needs while managing immediate challenges.

The global pandemic significantly impacted the education industry by fuelling digital adoption. The growing skills gap and resultant demand for training present business owners with new and exciting opportunities. However, changing customer interests, heightened competition, and shifting legislation pose an ongoing risk to survival.

Securing funding from traditional banks can feel like an impossible task for small businesses due to their strict lending criteria and onerous application processes. But digital lenders like Fleximize will consider companies that high street banks won't, while delivering decisions – and funding – within days instead of weeks.

This combination can be crucial for established and startup education businesses that often need to move quickly to stay ahead of the fluctuating market.

Education business loans from Fleximize

At Fleximize, we understand that generating long-term growth in the education sector is difficult, and financial restrictions can be a barrier to success. Our loans are packed with industry-leading flexible features, including top-ups and repayment holidays, to help you pave the way.

You can apply for unsecured and secured options through our Flexiloan and Flexiloan Lite products, which we explain in more detail on our business loans page. Here’s a quick summary of our financial packages:

We’ll take your credit history into account when reviewing your application, but it’s not the only aspect of your business we consider. If you’ve been trading for at least six months and can demonstrate positive revenue growth, we’ll happily consider you for funding.

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What can an education business loan be used for?

Fleximize clients have used their funds in many different ways depending on the needs of their educational facility. The flexibility of our business funding means that your loan can be used for practically any purpose, including:

  • Cash Flow
  • Web development
  • Renovation & refurbishment
  • Recruitment
  • Sports facilities
  • New equipment
  • Marketing & PR
  • Stationery & stock

  • Check your eligibility for an education business loan

    We don’t have the same strict lending criteria as traditional banks, but there’s a basic set of requirements that successful applicants need to meet.

    How much does an education business loan cost?

    Interest rates on our education business loans start from a competitive 0.9%. You could save on interest by repaying early, and our Penalty-Free Promise ensures you don’t pay extra for doing so. There are no nasty hidden fees to worry about either.

    All our finance packages are unique to the applicant, so try using our business loan calculator to see what yours might cost. Prefer to speak to someone? Call 020 7100 0110, and a member of our friendly team will build a tailored quote for you.

    Why choose Fleximize?

    We’ve helped thousands of UK businesses achieve their goals since we launched in 2014. Building a successful school, college, or alternative teaching programme isn’t easy, but securing funding can help you overcome any obstacles to growth.

    Here are five reasons to feel confident in choosing Fleximize:

    How our education business loans have helped others

    Danny Bloomfield, franchisee for learning provider Premier Education Group, needed funds to buy out his business partner and grow his coaching network for primary schools. He was initially discouraged by his bank’s lengthy application process, but after speaking to Fleximize at a trade show, Danny secured £105,000 within two days of applying.

    Delivering quality education:

    Danny Bloomfield used a Fleximize loan to expand his delivery of activity and wellbeing classes for primary schools

    Apply for an education business loan today

    To support small business owners in their search for vital funding, we’ve kept our application process for education business loans quick and easy. Whether you want to attract students, deliver new services, or upgrade facilities, we can provide the finance you need in as little as 24 hours.

    Complete our short online application form with a few basic details to get started. As soon as you pass our initial checks, a member of the team will get in touch to guide you through the final stages. Once we’ve received all the information we need, we’ll look to deposit your loan the very same day.

    If you have any questions before applying, it’s worth checking our FAQs or calling 020 7100 0110 to speak to one of our friendly relationship managers.