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Government Start-up Loan

Applying for a Government Start-up Loan

There are a few things you need to do before you can apply for a Start-up Loan. Take a look at the advice below before taking your first steps.

  • Check your eligibilityThere are certain criteria you must meet to ensure that you are able to apply for a start-up loan.
  • Prepare a detailed business planYour business plan should be sufficiently detailed to show why you need the start-up funding for your business.
  • Prepare a cash flow forecast: You will need to have a three-year cash flow forecast detailing your proposed income and expenditure for the business.  It will also need to demonstrate how you are going to repay the loan.
  • Complete the application formAs well as completing the application form, you will also need to collate personal information, bank statements, proof of address, proof of ID and a credit report.
  • Find your local delivery partnerContact the Chamber Start-up Team to find out how to get in touch with your local delivery partner.

To apply for a loan you will need to have received business mentoring.  Find out about our free Start-Up workshops and business mentoring support. Call us on 02476 654321 or email: to find out more.


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Phone 024 7665 4321
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