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Businesses vary in size, aim and complexity. Their financial requirements and risk appetite are equally varied. Which type of finance is right for your business? Choose from:

Types of business

Key considerations

Other key considerations that will help you make the right choice:

Case studies

Barclays Bank has helped many businesses obtain finance during these difficult times. Read the experiences of five different UK businesses between early 2012 and 2013:

Now you have carefully considered the key issues relating to your type of business, you are ready to draft your business plan and prepare your working cashflow.

Last updated: 1 Jul 2015