Manchester Business Loans helps local businesses find finance, grow, and create/protect jobs.
The Start Up Loans Scheme delivery by BFS provides business support and finance to start up
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Who we are
Business Finance Solutions is a Government-backed, Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI) and a service of Economic Solutions Group. Established in 2002 it has a strong history in providing technical support and alternative business finance across the North West to Entrepreneurs who wish to start & grow their businesses.
As part of the Government’s Solutions for Business Services, BFS has a range of affordable business loans and services delivered on behalf on the Department for Business innovation & Skills (DBIS) by a team of experienced lending professionals. Business Finance Solutions has sanctioned over £16 million in business loans to individuals partnerships and companies across Greater Manchester alone.
The amount of finance available to borrow ranges from £500 up to £2,000,000 including;
- New Enterprise Allowance (£500-£2500)
- Start Up Loans (£500-25,000)
- Business Loans for Greater Manchester and Cheshire (£3,000 - £100,000)
- Business Loans for the wider North West (25,000 - £50,000)
- Advice on availability of Loan and Equity products (£100,000 - £2,000,000)
As well as a suite of finance available we also have a range of services for business advice and support including;
- Free Mentoring Services
- Investment Readiness courses
- Ongoing Business Support
- Start Up Workshops
Over the years we have sanctioned over 2000 Loans and created and safeguarded over 2500 Jobs. Read some of our Case Studies here.
A business loan from Business Finance Solutions helped Manchester-based HH Films to grow. More information about HH Films can be found at: www.hhfilms.co.uk
News & Events
News / January 26, 2015
Entrepreneur Sam Ward and his father have joined forces to launch their own microbrewery, The Tweed Brewing Company, after receiving a £18k loan fr...
News / January 21, 2015
A road recycling business from Rawtenstall has received £49,500 investment from The North West Fund for Micro Loans
News / November 26, 2014
Business Finance Solutions (BFS) and the British Business Bank have launched the Co Angel Investment service, the first ever co-investment Angel pa...
News / November 4, 2014
Manchester based marketing agency ZEAL Creative has scooped the North West Start Up Business of the Year award at the annual Start Up Loans Awards,...
After finding a gap in the market for a local English fish and chip shop, Lee and Wendy Ackroyd decided to open their own, vowing to use the best i...
Manchester-based Business Finance Solutions has now lent over £6million to businesses in the North West as part of its Small Business Loan initiati...
Rob Czlapka received £30,000 in order to start his uniquely styled hairdressing salon in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.
Former world cup downhill mountain bike racer and Manchester-based entrepreneur, Colin Williams, was successful in receiving a loan from Business F...