External Finance

There are many different options when it comes to external finance and the main sources of external finance are discussed in this section.

Not all of these options will be right for you and your business, so you should take time to find out about each option and carefully consider the information before making any decisions.

To help you prepare to progress some of these finance options, have a look at the Preparing for Financing section which provides information about what you should consider when making an application, the questions you might need to answer and the information you might need to supply.

In this section we provide some simple information about the following types of external finance: