Business Support

There are options for sourcing funding for new businesses, but they can be few and far between. We have access to a range of lenders and can assess your individual circumstances to find the best one for you. (And some start up loans are valid for businesses trading for less than two years so it’s always worth asking!)

Starting a business?

There are funders in the market to support newly established businesses and start ups with a variety of finance products – asset finance, commercial mortgages, loans etc. They are harder to find but we can access them for you.

Additionally we work with the The Start Up Loans Company. They are a subsidiary of the British Business Bank and deliver the Government’s Start Up Loans programme. They provide finance and support for new and growing businesses (less than two years trading) who might struggle to access other forms of finance. As their affiliate, we can guide you through the application process.

Call our expert, Lucy

for more information

How we work

Fact Find and Situation

We’ll discuss your current situation and immediate requirements, as well as gain an understanding of your longer term goals to ensure your finance requirement complements your business goals.

Assess and Analyse

Review your business financials and information to ascertain the debt capacity within your business to ensure affordability and your ability to repay any debt.

Research and Model

Explore all options available suiting your needs and model the various solutions, providing comparable terms and structures to support your decision making.

Recommend and Apply

Outline the most suitable deal for you and complete the application to the lender on your behalf, managing it through to completion.

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Recent case studies

Read some of our recent real life examples of how we have helped others with business support and start-up finance

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Don't just take our word for it

Take a look at what our happy customers had to say about our service

"Working with Fundinground for finance makes my job easier! No matter how complex the deal, Ray takes the lead and ensures the i's are dotted and the t's crossed."

- Neil Smith

"The service was great - very quick turnaround and kept me informed at all times. They even chivvied the dealer along but all in a very competent and professional way."

- Darren Round

"Fundinground opened my eyes to the benefits of using finance to develop my business - great advice! Useful to have a sounding board out there to look at different ways to grow. Plus Fundinground offer a great service to find the right finance solution! They even sourced the product for me and took the hassle out of searching around."

- Matt O'Mara

"We have worked with Ray at Fundinground over many years and have a valuable relationship benefitting both parties. Long may it continue!"

- Dan Hutchinson

"Ray is great at finding the right finance deal for us. He is thorough in his understanding of the challenge and tenacious in finding the best solution for us! Speed and reliability of service are excellent and dependable."

- Mike Neale

"Good professional service, highly competitive and knowledgeable - nice people to deal with too which always helps!"

- Melvyn Cross

"Our company have had the pleasure of dealing with Ray for a number of years. Often Ray has been able to obtain a favourable deal for us where others have struggled or failed completely. He is always quick to respond, very friendly and professional."

- David Wright

"As a fairly new customer to Fundinground, I have been very impressed at the professionalism and speed of service. Great pro-active communication too - keeps me informed!"

- TM, East Midlands manufacturer