Better Business Finance
http://www.betterbusinessfinance.co.uk/?finance-finder Better Business Finance provides impartial information and support to businesses and entrepreneurs looking to develop and grow; whether the business is seeking finance, or starting out or exporting abroad.
Invest And Fund a local Kent/Sussex Crowd Fund Platform https://www.investandfund.com/index.aspx
Free business banking
For FSB members. See http://www.fsb.org.uk/business-banking
Peer to Peer business lending https://www.fundingcircle.com/
GrowthAccelerator is now part of the Business Growth Service, a government- backed service offering support to businesses with the potential to improve and grow. http://www.ga.businessgrowthservice.greatbusiness.gov.uk/
The Marsh Million Business Loan Scheme
http://www.kent.gov.uk/business/business-loans-and-funding/marsh-million- business-loan-scheme The Marsh Million Business Loan Scheme offers 0% interest loan support to small and micro businesses and start ups with the potential for growth in Romney Marsh
New Enterprise Allowance
https://www.gov.uk/new-enterprise-allowance New Enterprise Allowance can provide money and support to help you start your own business if you’re getting certain benefits.
Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme
http://www.princes-trust.org.uk/default.aspx if you are aged 18-30.
Start Up Loans
http://www.startuploans.co.uk/ A government funded scheme to provide advice, business loans and mentoring to startup businesses
Times of Tunbridge Wells
£5m Investment Fund open to applications from SMEs
UKTI works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports
For impartial feedback and comments on high street banks’ services:
British Banking Insight http://www.businessbankinginsight.co.uk/