Small Business Loan

Fast, flexible funding for your business

Apply in just 10 minutes, using your Online Banking details for a personalised experience. If approved, you could have the money within 24 hours

Borrow from £1,000 to £50,000, subject to approval

No set-up fees and no early repayment or early closure fees

A fixed interest rate, so your repayments stay the same throughout the loan

Loan terms from 1 to 7 years. Up to 10 years may be available on request, subject to credit status

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Over how long do you want to repay the loan?

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71.43% of SME customers received an end quote that was the same, better or no more than 10% above their indicative quote.

How it works

Use our loan calculator

to see possible loan and repayment amounts

Apply online

confirming your business income, assets, and address history

If approved

you could have the money within 24 hours

Important points to note before you apply

Apply for a Small Business Loan in a flash with Online Banking

If you already bank with us, you can log in to apply. It takes less than 10 mins to apply. You'll get an instant decision. And, if approved, you could have the money within 24 hours.

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New customer? You can still apply for a Small Business Loan online

If you're a new customer you can still apply online. You'll need to complete the online application form, then we'll be back in touch to discuss your application and next steps.

Your top questions answered

Other ways to grow your business

Turn your long-term ambitions into action

Borrow from £25,001 with no upper limit on a variable interest rate, or up to £10m on a fixed interest rate, subject to approval​.

Invest in commercial premises

As a property owner, you may benefit from increases in property value. This could be a great way to grow your business.

Other ways to borrow money

We have a range of borrowing options that could suit your situation, including a Commercial Mortgage and Business Overdrafts.

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