The government’s Start up loans scheme has helped 25,000 new small business so far. They now wish to treble that number to 75,000 up to 2020. In the South East there have been over 2000 loans made worth more than £11 million. 14 of these have been in the Wokingham constituency.
If you are a UK citizen planning a new business or with a new business less than two years old and are over 18 you may be eligible for a loan. They can be up to £25,000, and up to 5 years before repayment, at an annual interest rate of 6%. You also qualify for advice and mentoring from someone with plenty of past business experience as part of the package.
Just google startuploans if you are interested.