3000 Businesses Created & Helped

Tailored loans for businesses that are unable to access reasonable finance elsewhere.

2000 New & Saved Jobs

All profits are reinvested into our loan fund, to support growth in the economy through business and job creation.

£20 Million Loaned

We think it is important to fill the funding gap for those who are unable to draw on the usual sources of finance


Start Up Loans Funding for young businesses up to 24 months trading

Unsecured Business Loans Up to £50,000 – flexible rates, for all sectors including retail

Secured Business Loans From £50,000 to £150,000 – terms up to 7 years

Featured Stories

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Bradford Brewery in The Broadway

On November 5th The Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford opened, changing the face of retail in the city. Watch what our client Matthew Halliday of Bradford Brewery had to say. Read more..

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BEF Refinance Grows Farm Shop and Café

Often the best way to grow a business is through a re-finance. Cross Lanes Café in Barnard Castle was opened in 2011 and wanted to continue development after a successful start. Read more..

Clear View Ahead for Glass Manufacturer

Performance Glass Processing are a Halifax based business which specialises in providing cut fire and acoustic glass to businesses. Read how BEF helped them expand their business. Read more..