The British Business Bank PLC is a wholly owned government-owned institution and aims to be as transparent as possible as set out in our Shareholder Relationship Framework Agreement (PDF, 782KB).

As a public authority, we are committed to the highest standards of corporate governance and accountability and are subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

Publication Scheme

Under the FOIA, we are required to have a publication scheme. The Information Commissioner (IC) recognises public authority websites often act as their publication scheme. The information to the right lists the categories of the IC’s model publication scheme and provides links to the information available.

Our Annual Report and Accounts is one of the main sources of information that explains what we do, our priorities, expenditure, and performance, but we regularly publish information across our website about our programmes, case studies, news, and events.

Information is accessible and free of charge unless otherwise stated.

Freedom of Information

We routinely publish information on our website about what we do. If you can’t find the information you are interested in you can make a request using this form. For details about how we handle FOI and Environmental requests please read our FOI Standard and Procedure.

FOI Request

Data Subject Requests

If we process your personal data you have a number of rights under data protection. For more information about why we process personal data please see our privacy notice which include reference to the different data protection rights. If you wish to exercise them please fill in the data subject request form.

Data Subject Request

All other enquiries should be made via our Contact Us page.

    Annual Report & Accounts

    Download or view our Annual Report and Accounts

    Gender Pay Gap

    Learn more about how British Business Bank are tackling the Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap and access the archive of Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap Reports.

    What we spend and how we spend it

    Much of our financial information can be found in our Annual Report & Accounts.

    We follow the Public Contract Regulations 2015 to procure goods and services.

    For contracts over the value of £25,000, details of the tenders and contract awards are on the UK Government Contracts Finder.

    Find a copy of our contracts register, updated every 6 months.

    List and registers

    EC State aid transparency – Covid lending

    European Commission State aid transparency requirements mean that details of certain facilities granted under the UK Government’s Covid-19 emergency loan schemes are required to be published.

    Gifts and Hospitality Register for Board and Senior Leadership Team Members for 2022/23

    SLT Travel Expenses for 2022/23