Our Values and Culture at British Business Bank

As a government-owned organisation, we have both a commercial and social responsibility.

Our mission is to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK, and to enable the transition to a net zero economy, by supporting access to finance for smaller businesses.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We firmly believe that different perspectives make us stronger. By recognising and celebrating those differences, we can attract the best people, provide them with the opportunity to develop their talents, and create a work environment in which everyone can thrive.

Diversity is key for us as individuals and as an organisation – without it, we wouldn't be able to reach our full potential. Learn more about our DEI ambitions for the Bank and finance markets.

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We're determined to enable the transition to a net-zero economy by providing better access to finance for smaller businesses.

Learn more about the work we're doing to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK.

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As a government-owned institution, we're dedicated to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance and accountability.

We're proud to be held to such high standards and are fully committed to being as transparent as possible.

As a public authority, we're also subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

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Investing in Women Code

The Investing in Women Code is all about improving access to tools, resources, and finance for women in business, and we're committed to making it happen.

Find out more about the code and how the Bank is supporting female entrepreneurs from across the UK.



We are passionate about fulfilling our mission to make finance markets work better for smaller businesses, whilst delivering commercial and socially responsible outcomes.


We support, respect and encourage each other as colleagues and work in true partnership with our stakeholders.


We question the status quo, challenge ourselves, and strive to find new ways to deliver in an ever-changing world.