Business Loans For Working Capital
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Funding Circle has applied to the Government-owned British Business Bank to become a provider under the Recovery Loan Scheme.
Business loans for working capital that are tailored to your needs
Working capital is the lifeblood of any business. Healthy cash flow allows you to pursue new opportunities and win more business. It saves you time, gives you greater peace of mind, and the breathing space to make the best long term decisions for your business.
A fixed term small business loan from Funding Circle can be used to provide your business with the working capital it needs to capitalise on opportunities, and help you move your business forward.
Seize your next opportunity with extra working capital
- Pay business expenses
- Access seasonal cash flow
- Cover a one-off cost
- Win a new contract
- Fulfill an order
- Grow your business
How to apply
It’s quick and easy to apply for finance online and our support team are on hand if you have any questions.
Check if you qualify in 30 seconds
See if you’re eligible without affecting your credit score.
Apply online in 10 minutes
Tell us about you and your business with our simple application.
Get your decision
If approved, you’ll receive a no-obligation, personalised quote.
Your loan is funded
Once you accept, we run some final checks to process your loan and deposit the money straight into your account.
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Here to help if you need us
Our UK-based team are here to help throughout your loan.
Frequently asked questions
A working capital loan is a business loan that finances a business’s everyday expenses such as rent and bills. Working capital loans are used to cover short term expenses rather than long term investments.
To be eligible for a business loan for working capital from Funding Circle you need to meet the following criteria:
- Turnover of over £200,000
- Minimum 3 years of trading history
- Over 50% of turnover from trading activity (e.g. not from investments)
- Loan is for business purposes
- Loan is primarily for trading in the UK Check if you are eligible for business finance
Our small business loan rates range from 1.8% to 7.4% APR.
Borrow from £10,000 up to £500,000 with a small business loan for working capital from Funding Circle.
Yes you can settle your loan early after the first four months of your loan term. There are no fees for full early repayment. If you repay your business loan after the first 12 months, you must pay the interest due until the next repayment date.
Please refer to this article for more details on how to pay back your small business loan early.
Typically, you will get a decision on your loan in as little as 5 hours. If your application is successful you should receive your loan within 7-14 days.
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is managed by the British Business Bank on behalf of, and with the financial backing of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy (BEIS). Full details on CBILS eligibility criteria and the list of participating CBILS lenders can be found on the British Business Bank website.
Please note that, as with any other commercial transaction, the borrower is always responsible for the repayment of the full value of any facility supported by CBILS. The government-backed guarantee is to the lender and not the small business. Any queries about an active or historic EFG facility, including guarantee fee collection and alterations to their repayment profile should be raised with the lender, and not the British Business Bank.