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Alternative finance

Commercial finance options

Commercial finance options for businesses from high street banks and tools to help find what you’re looking for. If you can't find what you're looking for contact the Growth Hub team.

Better Business Finance

Impartial information and support to businesses and entrepreneurs looking to develop and grow. BBF works with a number of industry partners and membership institutions,

Business Growth Fund

BGF is an investment partner for growing companies in every sector of the economy. They provide the tools you need to grow, from funding to expertise, while letting you set the course.

Business is Great

Help for businesses to find out how to access affordable and appropriate finance as well as more general guidance.

Funding Options

Funding Options helps UK firms access business finance, working directly with small businesses and their trusted advisers.


A useful tool for business users who know what they are looking for. It provides information on government-backed support and finance for business.

British Business Bank Finance Hub

Designed to help businesses understand the financial landscape and ultimately access the right finance for their growth potential. Independent, impartial and digital hub for growing UK businesses.


Funding and support for social enterprise and social entrepreneurs.


Finpoint is a funding platform that helps sole traders and SMEs find the right lenders and get access to finance options that are most relevant for their business with just one simple online application.