Connect with UK businesses seeking finance

Create your broker profile to support businesses in search of funding

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Create your profile

Simply provide a short organisation overview, the types of services you provide, and where in the UK you operate.

Start receiving enquiries

Following the public launch of businessfinance.co.uk, business borrowers will be invited to reach out to you.

Verify your clients

We’ve partnered with RedFlag Alert to enable you to securely verify a business borrower’s identity.

Frequently asked questions

Use the ‘create my profile’ link on this page and follow these steps:

  1. Create a login account using your email address and a password of your choice. 
  2. Submit your business details through the profile creation form. 
  3. Await approval of your profile, this typically takes 2-working days. 
  4. You will receive an email to notify you that your profile is live. 

Only registered NACFB Member brokers with an Assurance Certification can create a profile listing on the businessfinance.co.uk platform. Please note that all NACFB Members using the platform must also maintain active FCA authorisation.

No, only registered NACFB Member brokers have the privilege of creating a profile listing on the businessfinance.co.uk platform. If you are not currently a member, we encourage you to explore the NACFB’s membership options and benefits.

To become a registered NACFB Member, you must meet the eligibility criteria set by the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB). Please visit the NACFB website for more information on membership requirements and the application process.

No, creating a profile listing on businessfinance.co.uk is free for all NACFB Members. There are no charges or fees for creating and maintaining your listing.

When creating your profile listing, you will be asked to provide essential information about your brokerage, including your company name, contact details, location, areas of expertise, and any additional relevant information that would help borrowers understand your services.

You can edit and update your profile listing at any time by accessing your account on the businessfinance.co.uk platform. Simply log in and navigate to your profile section, where you can make changes, add new information, or modify existing details. If a listing is edited post-approval, the listing status will be changed to pending approved. 

Your listing is showing as ‘pending approval’ for the following reasons:

  1. You have recently submitted an application to join businessfinance.co.uk as a broker and the team are still reviewing your application. 
  2. You have recently edited your listing, which automatically sets the status of your listing as ‘pending approval’ until the team have verified your changes, in-line with our conditions of use. 

Yes, the purpose of creating a profile listing on businessfinance.co.uk is to receive loan enquiries from business borrowers. Ensure that your contact information is accurate and regularly monitor your email account for any loan enquiries received.

Once you receive a loan enquiry from a business borrower, you can directly contact them using the contact information they provided in their enquiry. Establishing clear communication channels and promptly responding to borrowers’ enquiries can help build trust and foster successful business relationships.

Brokers registered with businessfinance.co.uk are required to respond to lead enquiries within maximum of 5 working days, but ideally sooner. 

Brokers are also required to provide periodic lead outcome and quality data to the NACFB upon request. 

If you have any further questions or require assistance with your profile listing on businessfinance.co.uk, please contact the NACFB’s support team. They will be happy to assist you and provide the necessary guidance to ensure a smooth experience on the platform.

Yes. All brokers that feature on this platform must be regulated by the FCA either under their own permissions or through their status as an Appointed Representative. As businessfinance.co.uk is a public facing website, we cannot guarantee that the prospective borrowers that use this platform to search for finance are outside of scope of regulation. Therefore, all brokers must hold the relevant permissions. 

Yes. All brokers that feature on this platform must be an NACFB Member and FCA regulated either through direct authorisation or as an Appointed Representative. 

No. As businessfinance.co.uk is operated by the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, all listings on this platform must match the details of the membership firm’s details of the NACFB. Currently, this allows for just one main address per firm.