Start Up Loans and the British Business Bank
Date: Thursday, 9 April 2020
Duration: 30 minutes
Who are the British Business Bank and Start Up Loans? How are they supporting early stage businesses during COVID-19?
The session will discuss the government-funded Start Up Loans programme, part of the British Business Bank – the UK’s economic development bank. The scheme has funded over 70,000 start ups since 2012 and continues to support early stage businesses during this challenging economic time.
Richard Bearman has over 20 years’ experience in the banking sector and over that time has developed a real passion for working with and supporting entrepreneurs.Richard is Managing Director, Start Up Loans programme at the British Business Bank, working with a range of Delivery Partners across the UK to help start up businesses access funding.
Richard was previously UK Head of Small Business at HSBC, where he led and supported colleagues serving the UK SME market. Under Richard’s leadership, HSBC was voted Best Business Banking Provider in the Smart Money People British Bank Awards and Best Online Banking Provider in the Business Moneyfacts Awards.
Start Up Loans