social impact report & annual statement

Our loans

We are a not-for-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that champions small businesses (SMEs). We deliver flexible finance and support to help SME businesses begin, expand, and flourish. We are ready to help you and your business.

Start Up Loan

Up to £25k

Launch or grow your business

  • For business trading up to 3 years
  • Terms up to 5 years
  • Fixed interest rate of 6% per annum
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Business Loan

Up to £250k

Grow your business

  • For businesses of all ages
  • Terms up to 5 years
  • Flexible rates available
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Social Impact Report

Last year we invested £16m, added £64m to the economy, and supported 750 businesses across the UK.

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We've loaned £108 million in the last 11 years

As a CDFI, we use flexible finance to breakdown barriers to business finance and help businesses begin, expand and flourish.

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We've supported over 5,000 businesses

We actively support new and existing businesses across the North especially those in underserved areas.

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We've help create or save 13,000 jobs

We are a not-for-profit social enterprise so we reinvest all profits to support growth in the economy and job creation.

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