An Essential Guide to Funding a Business
Select the funding option which interests you and we will direct you to a trusted source to answer your questions.
Funding for start-ups and small businesses
As a start-up or young business looking to grow, there are a range of funding solutions available to drive your business forward. Learn about seed-funding, crowdfunding and financial opportunities for young entrepreneurs.
Do you know the different ways you can fund your business?
Have you looked at funding for entrepreneurs?
Do you know how crowdfunding works?
Small business grants for all types of development
UK businesses can access a range of grants for growth and expansion. Explore the finance options available for research, innovation, training and development - and advice on how best to apply.
Are you looking for a small business grant?
Do you know about business expansion grants?
Do you know about self-employment grants?
Business and government loans to help you grow
Identify a business loan and support arrangement that will help your business achieve the next step, and pre-empt the sorts of things banks are likely to ask with tips on how to secure a loan.
Do you know about government funding?
Do you know how business loans work?
Tax rates, relief and filing returns
Get to know the tax rates and relief that applies to you as a start-up or small business owner, and learn how to file a tax return to ensure you make the right payments from the outset.
Do you know how to file a tax return and calculate expenses for your business?
Do you know how the new tax rates affect small business owners?
Now you’re ready
As a growth-focused business you’ll want to make sure you’ve explored all your funding options to make the right decision for you. If you feel clued up on your funding choices and know which route you want to take, why not check out some of our other business guides: