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Better Business Finance


Who are they?

Better Business Finance provides impartial information and support to business customers looking to raise finance. It is supported by the British Bankers’ Association and the banks involved are Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and Santander

Appropriate for:

All SMEs that are looking to seek finance and require impartial information

How you can benefit:

Access to a one-stop-shop website for businesses to get impartial information about how to secure finance and the best options for their business. The site includes an appeals process for businesses who are dissatisfied with their lending decision, a series of regional events and, a nationwide Business Mentoring scheme. Its free and easy-to-use search engine allows businesses to refine searches according to their geographic location, the industry in which they operate; the amount of finance they require, and the life stage of their business.

More details: betterbusinessfinance.co.uk

Business Finance For You

Who are they?

Business Finance for You brings into one place a wide range of finance providers across Britain - including business angels, regional funds, government schemes and banks - enabling businesses to more easily seek the finance they require

Appropriate for:

All SMEs that are looking to seek finance and require impartial information

How you can benefit:

Its free and easy-to-use search engine allows businesses to refine searches according to their geographic location, the industry in which they operate, the amount of finance they require, and the life stage of their business

More details: businessfinanceforyou.co.uk

Mentors Me

Who are they?

Mentors Me is Britain’s first online gateway for SMEs looking for mentoring services. The free site offers businesses access to a list of quality-assured business mentoring organisations across Britain. An easy-to-use search engine allows businesses to refine their searches according to the life stage of their business and their location in Britain.

Appropriate for:

Growing businesses in search of support and guidance from an experienced business professional

How you can benefit:

The Portal is intended to provide businesses with a single, easy to use search engine to locate organisations that provide mentor services to small businesses and those interested in starting a business. Mentors Me aim is to provide users with access to all existing mentoring organisations and networks under one umbrella, whilst not duplicating or competing with the identities, relationships and services that such organisations already provide.

More details: mentorsme.co.uk

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