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Enterprise Northern Ireland Start-Up Loans

Are you in the process of starting your business or have started a business within the last 12 months and need access to finance? Then an Enterprise Northern Ireland Start-Up Loan could be right for you.

Our loans are unsecured personal loans for the purposes of starting a business.
Loans of up to £10,000 repayable between 1 and 5 years;
Interest rates are fixed at 6% (6.2% APR);
No arrangement fees or early settlement penalties;
Up to a maximum of 15 hours mentoring support in the 12 month period following disbursement of the loan;
Access to a range of exclusive offers from Corporate Partners such as Regus, Ebay, PayPal and others;

All applicants must:

  • Be resident in the UK and over 18 years of age;
  • Not currently bankrupt of subject to an Individual Voluntary Arrangement;
  • Be able to demonstrate by means of a business plan and cash flow forecast a commercially viable business proposal;

All businesses must:

  • Be based in Northern Ireland;
  • Be legal, moral, non-discriminatory and must not undertake any activity which may offend public taste;

For more information
Email or call 02890339906



Are you thinking of starting a business? You will need a business plan.

The Go For It programme  provides you with a comprehensive package of advice, training and support that will ensure you have a strong team to help you establish a business plan and to get your business up and running.
Through the Belfast city Council  and Ormeau Business Park, you not only receive the expert guidance essential in getting started but on-going support as you develop and implement your business plan.

Key benefits of Regional Start include:

  • An initial 1:1 business assessment meeting
  • A 1:1 finance and business planning meeting
  • A group finance and business planning session
  • Completion of a client-led business plan

Through this support, you will receive the expert guidance you need to help you get started.

Email or call 02890339906



Exploring Enterprising

For Unemployed – A free programme that helps you identify your business idea and take it to the next level. You will also achieve a qualification to improve your CV and break down barriers to employment.

Click here to download the flyer


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