Who they are and the products they have to offer
Shawbrook is a specialist UK savings and lending bank founded in 2011 to serve the needs of SMEs and individuals in the UK with a range of lending and saving products. We are a growing UK specialist bank that challenges the conventional approach of the mainstream banks, with our thoughtful and good-sense approach to the way we do business.
Simply is one of the fastest growing asset finance providers in the UK. It was set up in April 2017 in response to the need for disruption in the asset finance sector and the belief that customers deserve a better, faster, simpler, more efficient service.
Skipton Business Finance Limited, founded in 2001, provides finance products ranging from Invoice Financing, Invoice Discounting, and our award-winning My White Label solution to UK businesses. We are also eligible lenders of the Government-backed Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme. Our solutions offer business quick access to flexible funding allowing clients to conduct their everyday business without the strain of cashflow issues.
Social Investment Business (SIB) provides finance to create fairer communities and improve people’s lives. They do this by providing the patient and flexible money and support that organisations with a social purpose need to deliver their services. SIB also use their knowledge to inform their own work and influence others. Since 2004, SIB has deployed and managed over £400m of loans and grants into over 2,000 organisations and enabled almost 1,000 more to get dedicated business and impact support.
Starling Bank is an award-winning, fully-licensed and regulated bank built to give people a fairer, smarter and more human alternative to the banks of the past.
The Start Up Loans programme is a UK-wide, government backed scheme, which offers a repayable loan to individuals over the age of 18 who have a viable business idea but no access to finance. The scheme funds businesses in every sector. As well as financial backing all loan recipients are given access to a mentor, free training events and exclusive business offers.
We’re a subsidiary of the British Business Bank and deliver the Government’s Start Up Loans programme providing finance and support for businesses who struggle to access other forms of finance.
We work with a national network of Delivery Partners who are based across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In addition to helping applicants prepare their business plan and cash flow forecast, our Delivery Partners are responsible for assessing final applications and providing ongoing mentoring support to successful applicants.
SWIG Finance provides business loans to the South West. We can say yes when the banks say no.
Operating for more than 25 years, SWIG Finance is a not-for-profit organisation delivering loan finance across the South West region to small and medium sized enterprises which cannot access sufficient funding from the banks.
We can work alongside the banks and other funders to ensure our clients have the finance they need for the success of their business.
We have a great, friendly and knowledgeable team at The Bridging Group. We treat our clients and partners fairly and with the service and speed you would expect from a highly experienced lender. We are passionate about good service, which is why we enjoy a high rate of repeat borrowers.
Our commercial banking customers include a wide cross-section of businesses and organisations, across a broad range of sectors, who have a turnover typically above £1m per annum.
We have a range of products and services that could help you effectively manage your long-term banking needs through all stages of the business life cycle along with the day-to-day activity.
The Development Bank of Wales helps businesses get the capital they need to start up, strengthen and grow. There’s funding available for businesses of every shape, size and stage. If you’re eligible and ready for investment, you have lots of options. We offer a range of finance including micro loans from £1,000 up to £50,000. We are flexible across sectors and can back your business whether it’s a start-up or established, secured or unsecured. We offer a fast-track service for loans up to £10,000 for businesses that have been trading for over two years with a decision made in two working days.
For more than 40 years, we’ve been going to great lengths to find financial solutions that meet our clients’ individual needs. Over the years, our services diversified and our portfolio of brands expanded to reflect increasingly competitive markets and customer’s changing needs. Many brands serviced niche markets, giving us a wide range of innovative products.
Established since 1989, Tower Leasing Ltd is a finance broker and funder which aims to assist companies across the UK with acquiring capital and equipment through asset finance. Tower Leasing creates an opportunity for businesses to manage their cash flow, whilst securing the assets and technology which allows them to stay competitive within the market. Tower Leasing also provide additional funding to support business growth with a wide range of finance solutions.
Tower have arranged funding for over 60,000 SME’s across the full spectrum of industry/sector types and trading styles, from brand new start sole traders, to blue chip PLCs.
TSB provides local banking for Britain to help local people, businesses and communities to thrive together.
TSB occupies a unique market position in British retail banking as a UK-only values-led challenger brand with over 200 years of heritage, the capabilities of a large established bank, including comprehensive distribution and product capability, and the high growth potential of a challenger bank.
TSB has over 5 million customers and comprehensive product and distribution capability, including around 500 branches.
Thinking of buying new equipment for your business? Boost your finance with a business loan from Ulster Bank. We let you structure your repayments to suit your business needs and offer the flexibility to reduce your borrowing at any time during the term of your loan. Borrow from as little as £1,000. Maximum term available is 15 years.
We are an SME-friendly finance provider with ample funds to lend at competitive rates. Over the last 13 years we’ve developed a comprehensive range of innovative products which means we can help almost any business, no matter what the situation or industry, and tailor a solution that sits comfortably with their needs.
We’re here to help businesses get the finance they need with as little fuss as possible. We’ve eliminated unnecessary paperwork, policies, and processes from our business, so we can offer you fast, convenient business finance. We call it the flipside.
Yorkshire Bank is a trading name used by Clydesdale Bank plc for its retail banking operations in England. Yorkshire Bank was founded in 1859 as the West Riding Penny Savings Bank and adopted its present name in 1959.
YouLend’s mission is simple: to help clients convert future card payments into cash today. YouLend give clients cash today, and collect the cash automatically whenever they have a surplus.
The application process is just as simple and you can get a decision in less than 24 hours from a dedicated account manager — and your business can have funds in your account within 3-5 days.
All sorts of businesses have benefited from YouLend, incl. seasonal businesses, businesses with thin credit files or without large assets for security. Because YouLend look at payment data and less on traditional bureau information, they are able to offer finance to >80% of businesses who apply, for almost any purpose.