The BBA is now integrated into UK Finance. Please go to www.ukfinance.org.uk for new content and updates from UK Finance.
Material published by BBA prior to 1st July 2017 is still available on this website.
From 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK will be represented by a new trade association, UK Finance. It will represent around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation will take on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association.x
Here are some helpful tips and useful contacts for start-up businesses thinking of approaching a bank for finance for the first time.
The BBA is pleased to be a partner in the new Business Finance Guide – a journey from startup to growth, which sets out the main things to consider and Read More
The British Business Bank’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) facilitates lending to smaller businesses that are viable but unable to obtain finance from their lender due to having insufficient security to Read More
If you’re starting a business and looking for finance, make sure you’re prepared to answer the bank’s questions and can back up your answers with research as much as possible. Read More
If you’re launching a new business, there are plenty of organisations who could offer you help, information, support or finance. Here are a range of links that you may find useful. Read More