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Only provided in conjunction with your Invoice Finance facility.


The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS) Scheme was a government initiative designed to support small businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The government provide a guarantee of 80% to the lender and to be eligible your annual turnover must be between £2.5m and £45m.

As an accredited lending partner with the British Business Bank we worked to support businesses across the UK with a CBILS facility alongside an invoice finance facility. 

The Scheme is now closed to new applications

The Recovery Loan Scheme

A new debt finance programme, the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), was announced by the Government in the Budget on 3 March 2021. The new Scheme, which will open on 6 April 2021, aims to support businesses affected by Covid-19 as they recover and grow following the pandemic. RLS supports a maximum facility size of up to £10m with minimum facility sizes starting at £1,000 for Invoice and Asset Finance and £25,001 for Term Loans and Overdrafts. Further information can be found on the British Business Bank website.

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The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is managed by the British Business Bank on behalf of, and with the financial backing of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy (BEIS). British Business Bank plc is wholly owned by HM Government and is not authorised or regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) or the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Full details on CBILS and the list of participating CBILS lenders can be found on the British Business Bank website at: