Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The UK Governement launched CBILS on Monday 23rd March 2020 and, as an accredited lender for asset finance, we are able to provide CBILS facilities in the form of Hire Purchase or Finance Lease agreements for equipment purchases, or Asset Refinance to release cash from existing assets.

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is now closed to new applications.

Please note, applications received by 23.59 on 31 March 2021 can still be processed through to 31 May 2021.

If you have a query about CBILS, or wish to discuss an outstanding application, please contact us in the usual way by using the contact form or calling 0161 371 1160.

Recovery Loan Scheme

A new debt finance programme, the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), was announced by the Government in the Budget on 3 March 2021. The new Scheme, which will open on 6 April 2021, aims to support businesses affected by Covid-19 as they recover and grow following the pandemic. RLS supports a maximum facility size of up to £10m with minimum facility sizes starting at £1,000 for Invoice and Asset Finance and £25,001 for Term Loans and Overdrafts. Further information can be found on the British Business Bank website.


The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan programme 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. For full details visit www.british-business-bank.co.uk/CBILS

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What information do we need?

Useful Documents

Asset Details Template
Cash Flow Forecast Template
Data Protection Declaration
CBILS Criteria Questionnaire
Bank Statement Format guide

You can call us on 0161 371 1160 to discuss your application, or alternatively use our Contact page to send a message to us.