GCBF is proud to be an approved lender under the Recovery Loan Scheme

Start-up Loans: £500 - £25,000

What we offer

We provide personal loans for business Start Up from £500 to £25,000 at a fixed rate of 6% per annum, with no set up or early repayment fees, coupled with a package of support that includes:

  • Support with business plans and cash flow forecasts
  • Start-up workshops and one-to-one business support
  • A professional business mentoring service, post loan
  • Access to free PR services
  • Special business offers from partners; Intuit, Paypal and many more.

Who should apply?

Individuals who are starting a business or who have been trading for less than 24 months.

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