Bristol Business Banking & Business Finance
Do you run a small business in Bristol and need a business bank account or to obtain funding for your business?
Making sure that your business has sufficient funding in the early stages is critical and there are a number of money based subjects that you need to consider.
Create Group is a business consultancy based in Bristol that provides clear, informative and intelligent strategic advice to small and medium sized businesses and individuals.
We regularly help start up businesses and are extremely well positioned to offer all the advice and services required to give our clients the best possible start. Services provided by our team of experts include:
* Business planning, costing and budgeting
* Advice on the right trading structure
* Tax planning
* Financial and legal protection
* Business funding
* Banking relationship advice
* Human resources
* Accountancy and bookkeeping
* Sales, marketing, branding and PR
* Personal financial advice designed to tie in with your business ambitions
For each client we always have a dedicated point of contact that really gets to know you and your business needs. We have a great track record and are very proud of the long term relationships that we have developed.
At Create we always focus on the end result to you and your business, and most importantly how to get there. Please feel free to get in touch on 0117 919 2680 where one of our advisors would be delighted to meet you to discuss your business goals. The first meeting is always free and you are under no obligation at any stage.
We very much look forward to hearing from you and supporting you on your journey.
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BRISTOL BUSINESS BANKING
If you offer a product or service that can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Bristol area, we would love to promote you here free of charge. (Add Your Link)
The alternative for business banking. Because we recognise that running a business is complex and time consuming, we're here to make it as easy as possible for you to succeed. Managing your business account couldn't be easier. Using our telephone and internet business banking services you can access your business account from the office, at home, or on the road, 365 days a year. And for instant access to your cash there's our large network of ATM machines.
http://www.abbey.com | 0845 606 0874
| Barclays Bank Plc
Start your business banking with Barclays. Extra free support beyond banking essentials that will help you start your business.
http://www.barclays.co.uk/ | 0845 605 2345
| Bristol Enterprise Development Fund
If you are looking for business loan finance to start or expand your enterprise in the Bristol area you can apply to Bristol Enterprise Development Fund for a loan. If you need to raise more money than the bank can lend we may be able to help. We offer favourable rates of interest for unsecured lending and may provide a business mentor to help you in the first year of the loan.
http://www.bedf.co.uk | 0117 944 4700
| Business Growth Fund
BGF (Business Growth Fund) is a £2.5 billion equity investment fund. It is backed by five UK banks (Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds TSB, RBS and Standard Chartered). As an independent company, BGF’s investment decisions will not be influenced by the banks or government. Representing a major new initiative, no other comparable organisation exists in the UK for this kind of funding
http://www.businessgrowthfund.co.uk/ | 0845 266 8860
The BVCA is the industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK. Our members come from venture capital, through mid-market, to private equity/large buy-out houses from all over Britain.
http://www.bvca.co.uk | 020 7420 1800
| Factoring Advice Service
Information on how factoring and invoice discounting work, the advantages and disadvantages, different types of factoring and invoice discounting, the cost, and how to choose a factor or discounter.
http://www.factoringadviceservice.co.uk | 0800 597 4757
Starting a business is rewarding but tough, so we're on hand to help you succeed with support from local Business Specialists, online resources in the Knowledge Centre and Business Network, our award winning Business Internet Banking and 18 months free business banking (check for up to date offers).
http://www.hsbc.co.uk/1/2/ | 0800 731 8904
| Lloyds TSB
We understand how daunting starting your own business can be, that?s why we?ll give you a named manager to support you, a range of free guidance services to get you off on the right foot, and 18 months free day-to-day banking*; so you can spend less time worrying about your banking and more time building your business. (* See website for current offers).
http://www.lloydstsbbusiness.com/ | 0800 056 0056
Starting out in business can be a tough time. So to help you get up and running, we have a full range of benefits to get you started. When you become a new business customer, we'll give you 2 years free banking, if you have been in business for less than 12 months*. (* Check website for current offers).
http://www.natwest.com/business | 0800 096 8823
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| WM Enterprise
WM Enterprise is a specialist economic, business and social policy consultancy. It is also a leading provider of venture capital*. WM Enterprise operates throughout the UK and internationally with its head office in Birmingham and additional offices in London, Merseyside, Bradford, and Surrey.
http://www.wm-enterprise.co.uk | 0121 236 8855