Financial focus: loans and how to use them in your business

Could you do with some extra money to get your business off the ground or to help fund a new product or service?

A popular form of raising finance for business is through commercial loans, and there are a lot of different kinds of finance arrangements you can tap into to fund cash flow or capital expenditure.

Commercial loans tend to see businesses lend significantly more money than the amounts distributed via grants and can help fuel major growth.

From government-backed Start Up Loans to commercial bank loans, there are a number of ways businesses can borrow money to help them grow.

Finance packages in particular are becoming increasingly common as the solution to businesses financial needs, bringing banks and independent financiers together.

Businesses of any size can apply for a business loan, independent of legal entity, size or turnover, but what do the different types of loans offer?

To find out more, look at our finance and funding section.