From start-up support to business grants, we can help you succeed!


Turn your dreams into reality and escape the rat race with tailored support to help your start-up business. Whether you register for one of our business start-up workshops, take advice from qualified advisers, access start-up loans/grants or a mixture of all the above, NBV are here to help you get your business off the ground.

Thinking of Starting a Business?

Starting in Business Programme gives you everything you need to know to get your business up and running.

Our training course is aimed at people who would benefit from in-depth knowledge on how to become self-employed or start their own small business.

This course covers all of the skills that you’ll need to start and manage a successful small business.

** subject to eligibility

Need Funding to start my business?

Speak to an NBV Business Adviser to review what funding might be available in your local authority area or explore alternative finance options.


Start Up Loans

Are you looking for access to start-up funding?

Start Up Loans are available to those who are actively seeking to set-up a business or who have been trading up to 24 months. A typical loan amount would be £2,500. The Start Up Loans Company offers unsecured business loans of up to £25,000 over 1-5 years at an interest rate of 6%.

NBV, an Official Referral Partner of The Start Up Loans Company, will assist your business in putting together a proposal and presenting it to the loan panel. So far we have helped our clients raise just short of £500,000.
To find out how we can help you secure the funding you need for your business, contact us today on 0844 887 2568, or register with us today. For more info on Start Up Loans download our Start Up Loans Overview. Alternatively, if you’re ready, click the button below to fill out an application form.

Do you have a question we haven’t covered? Get in touch with us on 0844 887 2568* and one of our friendly support staff will be able to help you out. You can also leave us a message here.


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