Our £15bn lending fund is your big opportunity

The cash boost to help you realise your ambitions.

Since we launched our SME fund in 2014, we’ve committed more than £90bn to UK SMEs to help British businesses innovate, evolve and grow.

The Fund is a key part of its commitment to help British businesses to innovate, thrive and grow in the UK and internationally. For those companies exploring opportunities overseas, the ring-fenced pot for international businesses of £2bn, the agriculture sector of £1.2bn, tech sector of £500m and franchise businesses £500m.

Come in and have a chat about how, together, we can help you get to where you want to be.

See our Credit and Lending section for more information.

Turn your challenges into opportunities

Whether you’re an HSBC customer or not, you can apply for your part of our £15bn lending fund. Being allocated to regions across the UK, it’s testament to our commitment to helping smaller companies shine.

Your growth ambitions

Funding options for business growth

Funding - internal or external - is a vital part of business growth, but what type of funding do you need when?

How to improve your eligibility for a loan

How do you prepare yourself and your business for the business loan application process?

What can your business use funding for?

What are the aspects of your business that could benefit from an injection of cash?

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Business Credit Card

A flexible way to manage your cash flow and day-to-day expenses.

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Get all the information you need to start, or continue, your exporting journey with confidence.

Business Current Accounts

Whatever your business, we believe we’ll have something that’s right up your street.

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Find out instantly if you're likely to receive the money you need

Get in touch

If you're an existing customer, call us on

03457 60 60 60

Textphone number: 0345 7125 563. Lines are open 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

From overseas: +44 1226 260 878

If you're new to HSBC, call us on

0800 032 1770

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