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Access to Finance

Unlock your potential and achieve growth for your business.

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Who is it for?

The Access to Finance service is for ambitious businesses with desire to grow, invest, create jobs and / or innovate and trade internationally. Whether you are looking to secure investment, seeking a loan or planning an aquisition, our team can help.

How will you benefit?

  • Access truly impartial and specialist advice
  • Help your business become investment-ready
  • Navigate the thousands of financial products on the market to find the right one for you, saving you time and money
  • Understand more about the complex business finance eco-system
  • Increase your chances of securing finance
  • Access the finance and funding to support your business goals
  • Achieve your ambitions

What support will you receive?

  • One-to-one support to develop business plans and financial forecasts
  • Access to investment readiness programmes
  • Finance facility reviews and recommendations
  • Group learning sessions around financial literacy and understanding business performance
  • Signposting and introduction to appropriate finance and business support providers
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Who delivers the service?

Access To Finance is delivered by Lancashire County Council.

The council has a dedicated team of finance specialists, with knowledge of public and private sector funding channels, and experience across debt, equity and alternative funding options.

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Where is it available?

This service is available to businesses within the following partner local authority areas: Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Burnley Council, Chorley Council, Fylde Council, Hyndburn Borough Council, Pendle Borough Council, Preston City Council, South Ribble Borough Council, West Lancashire Borough Council and Wyre Council.

How to access the service

Helping Lancashire businesses thrive

Access to Finance’s advice and support has been invaluable. Mark took the time to understand our business inside out and provided us with objective advice to help us secure a funding solution that met our specific requirements.

Shaun Singh
Loxta Hardware

Not sure which service you require?

Contact helpdesk today for advice.

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