We helped Des find a working capital loan for his construction firm’s new contract

Case Studies

Funding Options helps companies all over the UK find the right business funding. Working with dozens of lenders across the whole spectrum of business finance, we’ve helped our customers find peer-to-peer loans, invoice finance deals, growth funding, equipment leases and even commercial mortgages.

Here are just a few of the businesses we’ve helped — some in complex or challenging circumstances, others in urgent need of funding. Whatever the details of the individual case, they’re all real UK companies looking to manage and grow their business.

The Funding Options team helped James Auctioneers access the capital he needed with a business credit card from Capital on Tap.

James Auctioneers

James Auctioneers' founder James Kemsley has spent the past 10 years building a “new school of auction house”. The Funding Options team helped him access the capital he needed with a business credit card from Capital on Tap.

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We found Hoverdale the funding they needed to cover their recruitment and relocation costs while maintaining a healthy cash flow


Mike wanted a loan to hire new staff and move to bigger premises, but the bank couldn't help. We found Hoverdale the funding they needed to cover their recruitment and relocation costs while maintaining a healthy cash flow.

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We helped PM Construction get the hire purchase they needed to buy a new JCB

PM Construction

Paul had a straightforward reason to look for business finance: he needed a new JCB. We helped him find the right hire purchase deal for his company, so PM Construction can get the job done more efficiently and more economically.

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We helped Revive Joinery get the loan they needed to open a new showroom and expand their workshop

Revive Joinery

Revive wanted to open a showroom for their growing furniture business, but didn’t have a long enough trading history for a bank loan. We found business partners Jon and Ed the finance they needed to open a shop in a good location, while expanding their workshop to keep up with the increase in new orders.

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We helped Factory 45 get the loan they needed to cover the cost of refurbishing their new premises

Factory 45

Romain Dreyfus and his co-founders needed to fund the refurbishment costs of their new premises, but didn't want to risk their cash flow position at a slower time of year. We helped them find the short term loan they needed to expand their new business with confidence and prepare for the busiest time of year.

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We helped Rana’s Bakery get the asset finance they needed to fulfil a big new contract with one of the UK’s biggest supermarket suppliers

Rana’s Bakery

Rana Roushdi got an exciting new contract with a major supplier to one of the UK’s biggest supermarkets, but needed expensive machinery to ramp up production. We found her a large equipment leasing package so she could get started on the big new order.

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We found legal firm Lawbite finance for marketing and growth


Innovative online legal services business LawBite were looking for finance for marketing to further accelerate their growth. They continue to lead the charge in accessible legal services for small businesses — so finding the right lender is no longer a barrier to growth.

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We helped premium spirits distributor Indie Brands get the loan they needed to expand

Indie Brands

Doug Cunningham was looking for a loan to boost his business's growth, but the bank couldn't help — we found his fast-growing spirits distribution company the right lender to help finance the expansion.

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We helped smartwatch firm Techsixtyfour get the trade finance they needed to buy stock from an overseas supplier

My Gator Watch

Colleen’s small start up needed funding urgently to pay for inventory when sales increased suddenly. We found her the trade finance she needed to place large orders with an overseas supplier, without being out of pocket for months at a time.

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We helped property improvement firm Expert Property Group find an unsecured working capital loan

The Purity Centre

Cosmetic nurse Hayley wanted funding to cover the insurance cost for a new international project. We found her the right lender for her unusual situation so she could get the loan and let the project go ahead.

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We helped Fork Truck Borders Instruction get the funding they needed to buy new machinery

Fork Truck Borders Instruction

Douglas wanted funding to buy a new forklift for his plant operator instruction company. His bank couldn’t help, but through the Bank Referral Scheme he got the cash he needed to expand within 24 hours.

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We helped property improvement firm Expert Property Group find an unsecured working capital loan

Expert Property Group

Expert Property Group were growing fast, but long payment terms had left their cash flow restricted and their working capital levels low. We found them a loan with a peer-to-peer lending platform, which allowed them to continue their significant growth and focus on new business instead of managing cash flow.

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We found Minerva Crafts the funding they needed to expand their warehouse

Minerva Crafts

Minerva Crafts were looking for funding to increase their range of sewing, knitting and craft materials. We got them the finance they needed to invest in new warehouse racking equipment and boost their inventory — so they’re ready to serve more happy customers with the newest and best craft items on the market.

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We helped Alex from Bright Green Homes find a loan for growth

Bright Green Homes

Eco-renovations firm Bright Green Homes wanted funding to support their expansion, but historic accounts didn’t give a true reflection of the strong growth of the business. Founding partner Alex Hunt and his team agreed a business loan with a local provider within two days.

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We found Mariam business funding for her new fashion company

Taiwo Sonekan

Young textile designer Mariam got an exciting offer from an online fashion retailer, only a few months after starting her first company. She used the business loan to ramp up production, service the order, and take her fledgling business to the next level.

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We helped Simmons Bar get a loan for growth

Simmons Bar

Nick and Jason needed to move fast to secure new premises for their rapidly expanding chain of cocktail bars. With a proven business model but a short trading history, we found them an industry specialist to provide the business loan they needed to continue their impressive growth.

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We found Max gym finance for new gym equipment

Body Sculpt Conditioning

Max Jenkins wanted to make the leap from personal trainer to entrepreneur, and launch his own gym business. He needed a flexible business loan that he could use to cover various setup costs, and stay in control of his new gym.

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We helped Joyce get a loan to diversify and expand her catering business

Mother Goose

Joyce Hibell wanted to diversify her interiors store by adding a café. Her circumstances meant it was challenging for the bank even though she had significant assets in the background — we found the right combination of alternative lenders to help Joyce carry out her plans.

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We found emergency business finance for Ruthin Castle Hotel to save 100 jobs

Ruthin Castle Hotel

This historic North Wales hotel had found itself in difficult circumstances when building work delays led to a struggle to pay creditors. We found a niche lender willing to take a revaluation of the Edwardian property as security for a loan — so the new owners could save 100 jobs and start building for the future.

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We helped recruitment firm fdu get pension-led funding and invoice finance


Recruitment agency fdu needed cashflow finance for the daily challenges of running an industry-leading business, and growth finance to carry out their long-term strategy. We helped them find two alternative finance products that were right for the business, ensuring they stay at the cutting edge.

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