Let's Do Business Group offer business loan finance to start-ups. Businesses need to be based in either Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Hampshire or the Isle of Wight and have experienced difficulties in accessing mainstream forms of finance or been unable to raise sufficient finance through that route. 

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Let's Do Business Group Start-up Loans

Do you have a business idea, but need funding and support to get it off the ground?  

Let's Do Business Group are here to help you kick-start your business, with access to low-cost funding and mentoring through the Start Up Loans scheme. 

Let's Do Business Group are an Official Delivery Partner for the scheme, delivering loans along with mentoring and support across Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire to entrepreneurs aged 18+. 

This Government-initiative, backed by serial entrepreneur James Caan was launched in 2012, with the mission of making low cost loans and mentor support accessible to fledgling entrepreneurs. 

Let's Do Business Group have plenty of support available for young businesses and will be with you every step of the way. From guiding you through the scheme process and helping you develop a coherent business plan, to working with a mentor and securing the loan to enable you to launch a viable and sustainable enterprise. 

You can apply online at the Let's Start Up site where you'll find more information about applying for a Start Up Loan, as well as access to everything you need to know about starting a business. 

About Let's Do Business Group

The Let's Do Business (South East) Group Limited is a not for private profit company that includes Ten Sixty Six Enterprise and Capitalise Business Support Limited. With its origins in Hastings over 20 years ago the Group has developed from an Enterprise Agency and town Chamber of Commerce to become a leading provider of business advice, training, access to finance and business events in the South East. As well as its work directly with businesses the Group contracts with a range of public and private sector partners to deliver projects and contracts worth over £10m over the last 10 years. 

For more information contact:

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Let's Do Business Group


0844 415 2272






Summerfields Business Centre, Bohemia Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1UT