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Start Up Loans passes 75,000th loan milestone marking more than £623m invested in British start ups

The British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans (SUL) programme today announces it has issued its 75,000th loan, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses since its launch in 2012. The North West has the highest number of loans outside of London.

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How GC Business Finance are providing support through COVID-19

Over the last couple of months, our team at GC Business Finance have been with existing clients and welcoming news ones, adapting with the business community and working together to tailor support as a result of the extraordinary events that have befallen in 2020.

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Consensus Workspace leads the way in securing alternative route to CBILS funding

Specialist social impact lender, GC Business Finance, has provided one of the first Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) loans in the North West to Consensus Workspace, with approval taking only 24 hours from full application.

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Additional Charitable Funds Raised by GC Business Finance.

GC Business Finance operate as an ethical lender in the alternative finance space, Chris Hutchison Head of Lending took our ‘not for profit, for people’ stance one step further by supporting the When You Wish Upon a Star Charity over Easter.

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What is it really like to be your own boss?

Starting your own business and becoming your own boss is many people's dream. The advantages seem obvious – the freedom to do what you love, not being trapped in a 9 to 5 and not having to answer to anyone other than yourself.

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Starting up your start up team

As a startup or small business one of the biggest steps you will take is starting to invest in employing staff.  Suddenly you’re moving from being the one person doing it all and making every decision to sharing that with other people.


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