If a responsible lender isn’t available or appropriate for your needs the following sources may be able to help:
This government website provides advice and information for those starting or running a business.
Alternative business funding
This website provides easy access to selecting alternative business funding for small businesses, such as crowdfunding, invoice trading or pension funding.
Credit unions provide affordable personal loans and savings accounts to members. This website allows you to find your nearest credit union.
This website provides information and guidance to social enterprises and voluntary organisations considering social investment.
Social Enterprise UK
This website provides a list of potential sources of funding and finance for social enterprises.