Business Finance

The BBA corporate and business finance team is at the heart of business and growth policy development. It provides direction on key policy issues affecting all business types from start ups, to SMEs, midcaps and larger firms, including key industrial sectors relevant to the UK economy and banking industry. The work of the team spreads across UK government departments and regions and with the EU.

  • Better Business Finance

    Set up by the major banks in 2010, Better Business Finance (BBF) is focused on small and medium enterprises providing support for starting, growing and expanding businesses through mentoring, outreach Read More

  • UK and EU Business Finance and Support Policy

    The BBA is working with the Government on the evolution of the Funding for Lending Scheme, the British Business Bank and its programmes, the Small Business Strategy; engagement in the Read More

  • Credit data, risk and regulatory policies

    Getting the right credit data framework and regulatory frameworks to support business finance is essential. The BBA is working with its members and the credit reference agencies under Business Information Read More

  • Alternative Finance

    The BBA has strategic partnerships and referral programmes with many associations of alternative finance and of course banks support alternate finance forms.  Together we promote alternative sources of finance as Read More

  • Export Finance

    The BBA’s members are the leading banks in international trade and have an active Export Committee that undertakes a comprehensive programme of engagement with the UK government to ensure its  Read More

  • Research and Transparency

    The SME Finance Monitor, run by BDRC Continental, provides a comprehensive analysis of lending and the availability of external finance for the UK SME market. The monitor further provides specialist Read More