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 / November 26, 2014
BFS And British Business Bank Give Multi-Million Pound Boost To North West With New Co-Investment Angel Service
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,...
News / October 20, 2014
Trafford Tots Ltd, which runs the Trafford Park based Land of Play, is to invest in major improvements and expansion after receiving a £22k BFS Bus...
News / August 13, 2014
Pilot and former First Class stewardess Jon and Sara Saunby are about to bring state of the art wine appreciation to Manchester with the launch of ...
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...