social impact report & annual statement

Our loans

Our loans are designed to meet the needs of your business. Secure the finance you need to help your business start, grow and flourish.

Startup

£500 to £25k

Unsecured personal loans for business purposes

  • Government-backed scheme
  • Terms up to 5 years
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Hospitality Recovery Fund

Up to 25% of pre-pandemic or current turnover

For hospitality, food, retail and supply chain businesses

  • Flexible rates available
  • Terms up to 5 years
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Recovery Loan Scheme

£25,001 to £250k

Unsecured loans for small business affected by Covid-19

  • Flexible rates available
  • Terms up to 5 years
  • Closes 30 June 2022
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Social Impact Report

Last year BEF delivered a record £17.5m in loans to support 525 businesses across the UK.

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Over Five Thousand Businesses Created and Helped

Tailored solutions for businesses to help them thrive and grow.

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Over Eight Thousand New and Saved Jobs

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

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£96.9 Million Loaned in last 9 years

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

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