Making business finance work for you

We know that understanding the many different types of financial product in the marketplace and how they can support your business can be difficult.

Our Making business finance work for you guide is designed to help you make an informed choice about accessing the right type of finance for your business.

In this guide we’ve highlighted the seven most common challenges your business might face, and the types of finance that could help you meet them.

Starting a business

Starting a new business often requires capital – money that is used to help research your business idea, create a prototype product, or purchase equipment or machinery that your new business will use.

Read article about Starting a business

Purchasing a major asset

If a small business is looking to acquire another business or invest in a large asset, such as specialist plant or machinery, an injection of capital may be required.

Read article about Purchasing a major asset

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