British Business Bank – unlocking finance for smaller businesses

Some of the small businesses that have received funding through one of 80+ partners that we work with and examples of the types funding available.

More than 75%

of our lending and investment support is distributed through smaller providers, increasing diversity in the market

Over +10,000
more smaller businesses are now benefiting from finance supported by the British Business Bank compared with a year ago


We are working with over 80 partners across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to unlock finance for smaller UK businesses


Our  programmes currently support £2.3bn of finance to over 40,000 smaller businesses, and we participate in a further £2.9bn of finance to small mid-cap businesses

We operate across all sectors, but the top five supported are