Application for business loan accepted

1. The application is accepted

Over 90% of applications to the programme are successful, with businesses matched with a business advisor.

Free business advice

2. Business advice

You receive up to 12 hours free 1-to-1 business advice with one of our advisors.

Business funding application

3. Making a decision

Together, you decide whether or not to proceed to apply for loan finance.

Our advisors

Our expert business advisors are committed to supporting you through the following process:

- Identifying your business needs and opportunities
- Articulating your business plans and financial forecasts
- Strengthening your strategy for growth and sustainability
- Understanding the available finance options
- Preparing for referral to one of our lenders

The outcome

Creative Industry Finance Business Advisor
Debt funding is not something to be taken lightly but my role as a business advisor is to help and advise on the robustness of the business plan and financial illustrations so that the viability is fully understood.

Stuart Balmer, Business Advisor

Reviewing requirements for business support

At the end of the business support process, you might realise that you don't actually need financial support, in which case the programme can end here for you.

Progress to apply for business funding

Your business can also become ‘investment ready’ and progress through to applying for a loan from one of our lenders.