How can asset finance help my business?

Most businesses need assets like equipment, machinery or vehicles to operate. Asset finance is an easy way to fund what you need to keep your business running and help it grow.

Instead of paying the full amount up-front when you buy or replace items, asset finance allows you to spread the cost over time. Monthly payments make it easier to manage the cost of large purchases without tying up your cash. You can even use asset finance to release money from recent purchases as well as future ones.

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Enquire about asset finance

Enquire about asset finance

Get a quote, apply online or speak to one of our specialists who can tailor an asset finance solution to your business needs.

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Benefits of asset finance

Grow your business

Buy what you need to be more productive, efficient and sustainable.

Spread costs over time

Protect cash flow and make budgeting easier with monthly payments.

Flexible options

Buy or lease new or used assets with terms up to 120 months.

What do you want to finance?

What type of asset finance is right for you?

There are different ways to fund your asset. This depends on what type of asset it is, whether you’re buying new or used, and if you prefer to hire the asset or purchase it at the end of the agreement.

Business Hire Purchase

Our most popular car finance option helps you spread the cost.

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  • Option to own at end

  • New or used

  • Fund up to 90% of price

  • 12 to 60 months

More about Hire Purchase

Finance Lease

An affordable way to lease cars without owning them.

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  • Extend or sell at end

  • New or used

  • Fund up to 100% of price

  • 12 to 60 months primary lease

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Vehicle Contract Hire

A cost-effective way to lease brand new cars without owning them.

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  • Return vehicle at end

  • New only

  • No deposit

  • 24 to 60 months

More about Contract Hire


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Lloyds Bank have been providing asset finance solutions for many years. We have a team of specialists on hand to make sure you get the right support. We’ll also help you need to choose the solution that is right for your business.

Work out your repayments

Work out your repayments

Use our illustrative calculator to understand the monthly cost for Business Hire Purchase.

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Other types of asset finance

Why choose Lloyds Bank for asset finance?

Tailored pricing

Using over 40 years of experience to tailor pricing to your business needs.

Customer feedback

NPS score of 82* with most customers choosing to finance assets with us again.

Flexible and open

You don’t need to bank with us to apply for our asset finance solutions.

Talk to an asset finance specialist

Talk to an asset finance specialist

Request a call back or call 0345 602 4796 and press option 1.

We’re available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

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Frequently asked questions

  • An asset can be anything a business needs, from vehicles and equipment to machinery and technology. What you need depends on the type of business you run, but assets usually include everything you don’t sell to customers.

  • We can fund a range of assets such as:

    • Transportation: HGVs, buses and coaches, trailers, cars, marines.
    • Agriculture: Tractors, combines, biomass, forestry, automation, and livestock trailers.
    • Technology: ICT, software, services, telephony, printers, business equipment.
    • Manufacturing: Standard plant and machinery, production lines, CNC machines, robotics, automation.
    • Construction: Standard construction and plant hire equipment, diggers, bulldozers, demolition drills, cranes.
    • Renewables: Small scale renewables, solar panels, air source heating, biomass boilers, Combined Heat & Power (CHP).
  • Sale & Hire Purchase (HP) Back allows you to initiate new Hire Purchase agreements against assets you’ve recently purchased and paid for in full.

    Providing the equipment was purchased no more than six months ago* it can be sold to Lloyds Bank at its full non-depreciated value and hired back to you. This can release cash back into your business with no impact on your day-to-day control of the asset.

    *Sale & HP Back can be used to finance goods acquired by you within the last six months in England and Wales, and under Scottish Law within three months.

  • The easiest way to apply for Hire Purchase is by getting a free quote.

    • Tell us how much you want to borrow, and we’ll give you an indicative quote.
    • If you’d like to discuss your quote, we’ll ask for some information about you and your business.
    • We’ll call you to discuss your quote and your business requirements. We’ll then give you a decision. 
    • We’ll contact the supplier and arrange the purchase.
  • Asset finance solutions are used solely for leasing or buying a specific agreed asset. Asset finance looks to the value of the asset as the security for the finance you need to borrow to lease or buy it.  At the end of your agreement, you’ll have different options including owning your asset, returning it, selling it or extending your lease.

  • Pricing is tailored on the asset you want to buy or lease.

More from Asset Finance

How Asset Finance can help you grow

We explain what Asset Finance is, and how you can use it to finance vehicles or equipment that can help grow your operations.

Read the guide

How to grow your business

To grow a resilient business that’s around for the long term, you must plan for sustainable growth. That means understanding the current situation and having a vision for the future.

Read the guide

Tax allowances available on assets

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is a regular capital allowance which applies to purchased assets that are used and kept within a business. Some or all of the asset’s value can then be deducted from profits before tax is applied. The AIA limit is currently set at £1,000,000.

Annual Investment Allowance (PDF, 130KB)

Manage your existing agreement

You may need to make changes throughout the life of your Asset Finance agreement.

Find out how to make a change if you need to.


How to make a change (PDF, 117KB)

Other borrowing options

Whether you're an established business or just starting out, finding the right finance product can be difficult.

Compare and choose our products, whatever your business circumstances.

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* NPS score of 82.4 between July 2021 and July 2022.

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