Early career

If you're in the early stages of your career, learn how British Business Bank supports its colleagues and helps you shape your development.

Shape your development

At the Bank, we encourage you to shape your own development. No matter what your role, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to share knowledge and experiences with different teams across the Bank, including our senior team.

You’ll agree your development plan with your manager and get free access to personalised learning through LinkedIN Learning, alongside the opportunity to work on projects outside your normal role to broaden and deepen your skillset.

And if your role requires specialist skills or certifications, or if you’d like to move into people management, then there is support for that too.

The diverse range of teams within the British Business Bank means you’re usually able to find a role that’s suited to your aspirations and your skills.

Career areas

UK Network

Works to address imbalances in access to finance for small businesses across the regions and nations of the UK.


Leads on the Bank’s overall strategy, including the business planning process and negotiations with the Government over its budgeting.


Works to ensure the Bank operates effectively as part of the Government, including advising ministers on issues relating to access to finance and maintaining relationships across Whitehall.

Enabling functions

  • Change
  • Digital and Direct Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Legal and Secretariat
  • Procurement

British Business Investments

Works with delivery partners on investment programmes that help support businesses across a wide range of sectors, regions and stages of growth.

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British Patient Capital

Manages a £2.5bn investment programme designed to support UK businesses with high-growth potential in accessing the long-term financing they need to scale up.

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Start Up Loans

Delivers the Government’s Start Up Loans programme, providing finance and support for businesses who struggle to access other forms of finance.

Visit Start Up Loans

My team were very welcoming during my internship, and I saw the impact they had on the wider bank; they play a real important role whether it be internally or externally. Efe Koomson Internal Communications Executive

Meet our collegues