Financing your business

Working with over 70  partners, we use our funds to unlock finance for thousands of smaller UK businesses.

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Becoming a British Business Bank partner

If you are a finance provider who funds smaller businesses, the British Business Bank has a suite of opportunities for partnering to unlock greater and more diverse funding.

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  • Our latest research on smaller businesses
    The funding gap for mid-sized businesses is concentrated amongst: smaller, independent firms (with turnover up to £50m).

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  • Research Archive
    59% of fund managers estimate the upper boundary of the equity gap is now £3m or above.

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  • Key facts and figures
    There was an estimated £17.1bn of secured lending to SMEs in 2012.

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