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Your Funding Options

Start Up Loans

Got a great idea but need some funding to get your business off the ground?


Loans available from £500 - £25,000

Growth Loans

Looking to expand your business, take on new staff or diversify your products? We've a range of growth loans to support you.

Loans available from £10,000 - £300,000

Export Loans

Considering trading overseas or already established internationally but in need of capital? 

Loans available from £25,000 - £250,000

Early Stage Equity

GC Angels provide a professional service driven by equity specialists, with over 400 associate investors and in-house co-funds.

Investment from £25,000 - £2m

Why Trust Us With Your Business

At GC Business Finance we believe no hard-working business should have to work hard to get a loan. We work with you to find the best finance option available for your business.

We're geared to support businesses unable to secure mainstream funding and are passionate about the businesses we partner with.

An FCA Regulated, responsible finance lender you can rely on.  

Like a bank, but not a bank.

Simple, fast and fair!

We deliver a straightforward, fair and impartial service to our clients. Apply for a business loan in minutes with our easy online tool. Find out if you're eligible for a loan with our quick approval turnaround. After creating your account and getting approval, your funding will be released into your account.

A lender that is as passionate about your business as you are

Funding at your fingertips! Our not-for-profit, ethical approach to lending drives our sense of responsibility and our core purpose of economic growth and job creation. Being declined by the bank is not the end of the road, we offer a viable and publicly backed alternative with solutions for growing businesses across the North West.

Be smart. Borrow smart.

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This loan calculator is only an example, your actual rate will vary based on your circumstances’ to the calculator.

*APR means annual percentage rate of interest charged against your loan which is a combination of Fixed Rate Cost of Funds (Fixed) and an interest margin which is fixed for the term of the loan.

Representative example: 7.9% APR Representative based on a loan of £10,000 repayable over 60 months at an interest rate of 7.9% per annum (fixed). Monthly repayment of £200.99 . total amount payable £12,059.40.

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The guidance and/or advice contained within the website is subject to the UK regulatory regime and is therefore primarily targeted at customers in the UK

GC Business Finance is a trading name of The Enterprise Fund Limited (TEF) registered in England and Wales, company number: 04460763, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), FRN: 727252. TEF is a subsidiary of The Growth Company Limited. TEF also operates through a subsidiary, BFS Funding Managers Ltd (BFS), registered in England and Wales, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), FRN: 608682 acting as joint manager of the NPIF NW Microfinance Fund. Financial Services Register | FCA

GCBF is committed to responsible lending. Calls may be recorded for training and quality purposes.