Secured Business Loans

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24th Oct, 2016

Changes to the Marketplace

changeWe’re always working hard to bring you good quality borrowing applications for you to consider. Currently businesses that are eligible to borrow through, must have at least two years history, an average turnover of £50,000 a quarter and offer at least a personal guarantee as security.


28th Jun, 2013

Borrower case study: Elginns Ltd

A couple of months ago funded a loan request from Elginns Ltd, which trades as The Windsor Castle, a successful pub in Weston-Super-Mare. We checked back with Dave Gough, a director of Elginns Ltd to see how the funds had made a difference to the business.


25th Jun, 2013 in The Times

One of’s borrowers, Exquisite Handmade Cakes Ltd, told its story in The Times’ Money section on Saturday 22 June. This is exactly the sort of story we want to tell on behalf of our borrowers. We’ll be staying in touch with Exquisite Handmade Cakes Ltd to see if the positive exposure has created a positive impact on the business.

Originally produced in The Times, Saturday 22 June 2013


25th Jun, 2013

Why Factoring is the Abdication of Credit Control…

Let’s face it, nobody likes chasing a client for payment. There’s nothing quite like upsetting a supplier you’ve worked hard to please. However, it’s an important, necessary part of every business.

It’s really easy to forget to forward an invoice to the finance department and with so many companies requesting longer payment terms has never been so difficult to get right.

Banks will sell factoring as a way of mitigating the challenges of credit control, but it comes at a cost and could be avoided with good business practice.


24th Jun, 2013

What Will You Do if The Bank Calls in Your Loan?

An afternoon spent with some insolvency practitioners gave Dan Rajkumar a different perspective on why banks may want to remove credit lines overnight and how business owners should guard against the possibility… (more…)

19th Jun, 2013

Press release: joins the NACFB

Peer-to-business lending platform,, has joined the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) as it strengthens its ties with the broker community.

To date, the majority of’s applications have come through commercial finance brokers and the platform is keen to increase its supply of deals to meet the demand of its lender community.


28th May, 2013

Presenting People Money

There comes a time when any entrepreneur needs funding to start or grow a business. Start-ups often begin with friends and family finance, to create a prototype / concept which they can pitch to angel investors who may offer advice and support as well as cash.  Equity finance with advice and experience from past entrepreneurs is often called smart money.  Banks, VCs, AIM and OFEX offer varying forms of institutional finance. (more…)

30th Mar, 2013

Secured business loans

If you’re looking for a secured business loan, can help.

We connect businesses looking for a secured loan with a network of individual lenders with an appetite for lending to creditworthy businesses. We facilitate fast secured business loans at a competitive price, with no early repayment charge.

Some of the assets put forward by borrowers in secured loans include:

  • Commercial property
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Invoices

Unlike banks, we don’t rule out businesses in certain industry sectors – our lenders realise that a good business can operate in any market. Join and apply for a secured business loan today.

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  • Secured or unsecured loans available with fixed rates from 6.4% APR
  • Loan sizes £2,000-£250,000
  • Terms of 6-60 months
  • Limited companies, LLPs, PLCs, and social enterprises are acceptable
  • Businesses must have been trading for at least 2 years and have 2 sets of annual accounts filed (we require sight of financial accounts and management accounts covering the period ending no earlier than 60 days prior to the date of application submission)
  • Good credit history required (no CCJs over £250 outstanding)
  • The business must be profitable and VAT registered
  • Directors/Partners must be UK residents
  • Average quarterly turnover greater than £50k for the last 4 quarters


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