Supporting Black businesses through TV advertising
Apply for the chance to receive £100,000 worth of advertising on Channel 4, as well as access to mentoring, masterclasses and resources to accelerate the growth of your business.
Eligibility criteria apply, see terms and conditions on the Channel 4 Black in Business website.
Submit your application on the Channel 4 Black in Business website
Your business may need access to finance as you grow and expand. Learn about your borrowing options and find out what is right for you.
Applying for finance
How to get started? What do you need to consider before applying? Find the answers in our step-by-step guide on applying for finance.
Managing the unexpected
You may come across unforeseen circumstances at times, however, there are steps you can take to make your business more resilient.
Food firm goes green with Lloyds Bank support
Learn how Birmingham-based Island Delight has taken steps to becoming more sustainable and reduced their costs by investing in energy-efficient measures.
Find business grants with Swoop Funding
If you’re looking for alternative finance, Swoop Funding’s free service can help you find and apply for relevant grants. This link takes you to Swoop Funding’s website*.
All lending is subject to a satisfactory credit assessment and we will need your permission to carry out a credit check on you and your business.
You should not apply for an amount that you cannot comfortably afford to repay now and in the future to avoid the possibility of legal action.
All lending is subject to status. Security may be required.
Racial Equity Fund
Focused in helping charities and communities grow stronger, the Lloyds Bank foundation is committing 25% of funding towards charities and social enterprises led by or for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities.
Getting started on your entrepreneurial journey
Finance fundamentals for start-ups
Rodney Appiah, founder of Cornerstone Partners, gives his advice in this bitesize introduction to financing your start-up.
What I wish I knew as a female founder
Ashley Broderick, founder at Nandi Nicole, and Ola Awosika, founder at Aweo Group, share their experiences on overcoming gender barriers.
5 attributes of a successful entrepreneur
Founder at wealth8, David Fisayo, discusses what he’s learnt since first starting a business.
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