Compare Working Capital Loans

  • If your business needs funds to pay for everyday operational costs then you could consider a working capital loan
  • Compare specialist UK providers of working capital loans in our comparison table below

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    • Funding Circle Working Capital Loans logo
      Peer To Peer

      Funding Circle Working Capital Loans

      • Get working capital to take your business forward with a fast, affordable business loan
      • Apply in 10 mins, get a decision typically in 24 hours
      • Rates from 1.9% - no fees for full early repayment
      • Minimum Turnover
        £50,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £1,000,000
      • Available Terms
        6 months to 5 years

      Company details

      • Simple online form and a dedicated account manager
      • Get a decision in as little as 5 hours
      • Rates from 1.9% per year - no fees for full early repayment

      Eligibility criteria

      • Must have at least two years filed accounts with Companies House or formally prepared accounts for non-limited businesses
    • THINK Business Loans Working Capital Loans logo
      Broker

      THINK Business Loans Working Capital Loans

      • THINK's iFunds matching platform compares hundreds of working capital business loans and facilities instantly
      • Access rates from as low as 0.2% (monthly), in under 2 hours
      • Reducing Balance facilities, only pay for what you use
      • Minimum Turnover
        £50,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £25,000 to £1,000,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 5 years

      Company details

      • THINK's funding platform matches your businesses eligibility against hundreds of lenders instantly (without a credit check)
      • THINK are the UK's leading business lending specialists; their experts are on hand to guide you through the process
      • Find the perfect loan in minutes - Make the lender work for you

      Eligibility criteria

      • Must have 6 months trading history
      • No CCJs
      • Sole Traders welcome
    • iwoca Working Capital Loans logo

      iwoca Working Capital Loans

      • No setup fees or early repayment penalties
      • Access to a £1,000 - £200,000 facility for working capital requirements
      • Decisions with in 24 hours, if not instantly
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £200,000
      • Available Terms
        Up to 12 months

      Company details

      • Flexible Credit Facilities of £1,000 - £200,000
      • No hidden fees or long term commitments
      • Apply online in minutes
      • Decisions with in 24 hours, if not instantly

      Eligibility criteria

      • Sole-traders, partnerships and limited companies accepted
      • Startups are eligible for a maximum of £10,000
    • Nucleus Working Capital Loan logo

      Nucleus Working Capital Loan

      • Hassle-free, unsecured, commercial loan of up to £150,000
      • Fast – Quick decisions, receive your funding in 24 hours
      • Even out seasonal peaks and troughs in your cashflow cycle
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £25,000 to £150,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 3 years

      Company details

      • Fast service - receive your funding in 24 hours
      • Unsecured and secured business loans
      • 7 products tailored to your business

      Eligibility criteria

      • Proven profitability in recent accounts
      • Minimum 3 years trading history
      • Company registered in England and Wales
      • Homeowner in England and Wales
    • Funding Xchange Working Capital Loans logo
      Broker

      Funding Xchange Working Capital Loans

      • Discover instant and personalised Working Capital offers in just 3 minutes
      • Finance your company’s everyday operational needs
      • Compare working capital lenders and find the rate right for you
      • Minimum Turnover
        £50,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £5,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 month to 5 years

      Company details

      • Funding Xchange can compare 45+ lenders, including exclusive deals, to save you time and money
      • Get instant and personalised loan offers in just 3 minutes
      • Never pay more than direct and the search won’t affect your credit rating

      Eligibility criteria

      • Your business must have been trading for a minimum of 2 years
      • Your business must have an annual turnover of at least £50,000
    • Alius Finance Working Capital Loans logo
      Broker

      Alius Finance Working Capital Loans

      • Pre-approved credit facility and you only pay interest on funds used.
      • A flexible option for improving cash-flow, with no early repayment penalties.
      • Market leading approval rates, no obligation funding decision, typically within 24-48 hours.
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £2,000,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 5 years

      Company details

      • Match your business to the country's leading lenders with one simple application.
      • A marketplace for your business, where interested lenders compete, driving rates and fees down.
      • Extensive network providing a quick decision, typically within 24 hours, with no obligation and no upfront cost.

      Eligibility criteria

      • Available to UK limited companies only
      • Not available to start-ups

    Suppliers that don't offer All Business Working Capital Loans but may offer suitable alternatives:

    • Yorkshire Bank logo

      Yorkshire Bank

      • Apply online in just 10 minutes
      • Get a fast decision and funds available within days
      • Rates from as low as 3.5% - and no arrangement fees
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £150,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Apply online in just 10 minutes
      • Get a fast decision and funds available within days
      • Rates from as low as 3.5% - and no arrangement fees

      Eligibility criteria

      • Lending is subject to status and eligibility
      • Security may be required
    • Liberis logo

      Liberis

      • Your business must process credit and debit card transactions to apply for this product
      • Competitive pricing tailored to your business
      • Approval in as little as 5 mins, and funds can be yours within hours
      • 9 out of 10 customers would recommend Liberis
      • Minimum Turnover
        £2,500+ card transactions per month
      • Available Amounts
        £2,500 to £300,000
      • Available Terms
        4 to 12 months

      Company details

      • Approval in as little as 5 mins, and funds can be yours within hours!
      • Competitive pricing tailored to your business. No APR or hidden fees.
      • 9 out of 10 customers would recommend Liberis

      Eligibility criteria

      • Trading for 4+ months
      • Average £625+ a week in card payments
    • 365 Business Finance logo

      365 Business Finance

      • Your business must process credit and debit card transactions to apply for this product
      • A flexible business funding alternative
      • Cash advanced against card transactions
      • Pay back an affordable % of your card transactions
      • Minimum Turnover
        £5,000+ card transactions per month
      • Available Amounts
        £5,000 to £200,000
      • Available Terms
        4 to 18 months

      Company details

      • Get between £5,000 and £200,000
      • Pay back through your customer card transactions
      • A single all inclusive charge that never changes
      • No interest, APRs or hidden extras

      Eligibility criteria

      • Your business must have been trading for at least 6 months
      • Your business must accept debit and credit card payments
      • Your business must take at least £5,000 per month in card transactions.
    • Lombard Business Loans logo

      Lombard Business Loans

      • Lombard is one of the UK's oldest and largest asset finance partner
      • They help thousands of businesses invest in their future every day
      • Lombard have won Best Leasing and Asset Finance Provider at the Business Moneyfacts Awards every year from 2009 to 2018
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £6,320 to £150,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 7 years

      Company details

      • Lombard is one of the UK's oldest and largest asset finance partner
      • They help thousands of businesses invest in their future every day
      • Lombard have won Best Leasing and Asset Finance Provider at the Business Moneyfacts Awards every year from 2009 to 2018

      Eligibility criteria

    • Esme Business Loans logo

      Esme Business Loans

      • Simple, fast & fair business loans from Esme Loans
      • Hassle-free, paperless application takes just 10 minutes
      • Funds are sent within the hour if approved and you can receive faster payments
      • Minimum Turnover
        £15,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £250,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Simple, fast & fair business loans from Esme Loans
      • Hassle-free, paperless application takes just 10 minutes
      • Funds are sent within the hour if approved and you can receive faster payments

      Eligibility criteria

      • Limited Companies Only. Applicants must be a Director of the Business, over 18 and be able to provide a personal guarantee.
      • Must be actively trading for at least 18 months with a current turnover of at least £15,000.
    • Capital on Tap logo

      Capital on Tap

      • Capital on Tap are a Revolving Credit Facility you can utilise through either a credit card, a loan or both
      • Credit limits up to £50,000 with no monthly or annual fees
      • 0% Interest on all card purchases, when balance cleared in full each month
      • Minimum Turnover
        £24,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £50,000
      • Available Terms
        1 month to 2 years

      Company details

      • Capital on Tap specialises in supporting the UK's SMEs and Self Employed Merchants with credit through their card and loan facilities.
      • Within 1 minute of application they can offer Credit limits of up to £50,000 with rates as low as 9.9%.
      • Since 2012, Capital on tap has provided more than £1billion to over 60,000 UK businesses.

      Eligibility criteria

      • Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships all welcome to apply
      • No Outsanding CCJs
      • Minimum 12 months Trading History
    • Together logo

      Together

      • Your loan must be secured against your property
      • Lending for over 40 years
      • Award winning specialist lender
      • Offering short-term finance, auction finance, personal, commercial and buy-to-let mortgages
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £25,000 to £5,000,000
      • Available Terms
        6 months to 30 years

      Company details

      • Lending for over 40 years
      • Award-winning specialist lender
      • Fast, flexible short-term finance, auction finance, and personal, commercial and buy-to-let mortgages

      Eligibility criteria

    • NatWest logo

      NatWest

      • NatWest provide a range of lending products that could be used alongside the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme
      • If traditional bank financing is not appropriate for you, they can help you understand some sources of non-bank finance options
      • Eligibility criteria apply for all funds and schemes
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 25 years

      Company details

      • NatWest provide a range of lending products that could be used alongside the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme
      • If traditional bank financing is not appropriate for you, they can help you understand some sources of non-bank finance options
      • Eligibility criteria apply for all funds and schemes

      Eligibility criteria

      • NatWest provide a range of lending products that could be used alongside the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme
      • If traditional bank financing is not appropriate for you, they can help you understand some sources of non-bank finance options
      • Eligibility criteria apply for all funds and schemes
    • Fleximize logo

      Fleximize

      • Industry-leading flexibility - top-ups, repayment holidays, penalty-free early repayment, no set-up fees
      • Interest charged on reducing balance, not total loan amount - repay early and only pay for the time you had the loan
      • Apply online in five minutes, typically get a decision in 24 to 48 hours, receive funds the same day
      • Minimum Turnover
        £60,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £5,000 to £500,000
      • Available Terms
        1 month to 4 years

      Company details

      • Industry-leading flexibility - top-ups, repayment holidays, penalty-free early repayment, no set-up fees
      • Interest charged on reducing balance, not total loan amount - repay early and only pay for the time you had the loan
      • Apply online in five minutes, typically get a decision in 24 to 48 hours, receive funds the same day

      Eligibility criteria

    • Ferratum Business logo

      Ferratum Business

      • Free and no obligation application process, competitive rates
      • Complete the application form in 5 minutes, loan disbursed within one day of completed application
      • Decisions based on cash flow, not credit scores
      • Minimum Turnover
        £75,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £2,000 to £50,000
      • Available Terms
        6 to 18 months

      Company details

      • Free and no obligation application process, competitive rates
      • Complete the application form in 5 minutes, loan disbursed within one day of completed application
      • Decisions based on cash flow, not credit scores

      Eligibility criteria

      • Sole traders, partnerships and limited companies all welcome to apply.
      • Your company must have been trading for 2+ years.
      • Business owners must be UK based.
      • You must have a dedicated business bank account.
      • Business must have a physical presence.
    • Royal Bank of Scotland Business Loans logo

      Royal Bank of Scotland Business Loans

      • Royal Bank of Scotland provide a range of lending products that could be used alongside the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme
      • If traditional bank financing is not appropriate for you, they can help you understand some sources of non-bank finance options
      • Eligibility criteria apply for all funds and schemes
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 25 years

      Company details

      • Royal Bank of Scotland provide a range of lending products that could be used alongside the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme
      • If traditional bank financing is not appropriate for you, they can help you understand some sources of non-bank finance options
      • Eligibility criteria apply for all funds and schemes

      Eligibility criteria

      • Royal Bank of Scotland provide a range of lending products that could be used alongside the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme
      • If traditional bank financing is not appropriate for you, they can help you understand some sources of non-bank finance options
      • Eligibility criteria apply for all funds and schemes
    • The Start Up Loans Company logo

      The Start Up Loans Company

      • Interest rate of fixed 6% per annum
      • Receive business mentoring and support after drawing down your loan
      • No application fees or early repayment fees
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £500 to £25,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Start Up Loans is a Not-For-Profit Company offering a finance and mentoring solution to start and grow a business
      • Start Up Loans have helped over 40,000 businesses get started in the UK
      • Free application support
      • Free post-loan business mentoring

      Eligibility criteria

      • Business is based in the UK
      • Trading for under 24 months
      • 18 years and over
    • Spotcap logo

      Spotcap

      • Your business must have been trading for 3+ years and be profitable to be eligible
      • Fully unsecured business loan - no personal guarantee needed
      • Apply online in 15 mins, decision in one working day
      • No withdrawal fee. No early repayment fee
      • Minimum Turnover
        £500,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £50,000 to £250,000
      • Available Terms
        1 month to 2 years

      Company details

      Eligibility criteria

    • Selina Finance Business Loans logo

      Selina Finance Business Loans

      • Your loan must be secured against a residential property
      • Specialist digital lender offering bespoke service
      • Apply online and get a personalised loan offer in just 15 minutes
      • Secured loans with no fees or early repayment charges
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £25,000 to £400,000
      • Available Terms
        6 months to 5 years

      Company details

      • Specialist digital lender offering secured business loans and flexible credit lines
      • Apply online and get a personalised loan offer in just 15 minutes
      • No fees or early repayment charges

      Eligibility criteria

      • Secured property must be residential and have an active mortgage
      • Residential property must have a value of more than £50,000
      • Homeowner must be based in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland
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