Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)  


Business Loans

for the South West

SWIG Finance provides viable SMEs and start-ups with access to finance through dedicated business loan funds in the South West region.

We provide loans from £500 – £100,000 to businesses based in Devon, Somerset, Bristol, Dorset, Wiltshire & Gloucestershire, and up to £250,000 to businesses based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

From April 2009 to December 2019 we have invested over £30m in nearly 2,500 businesses, creating and safeguarding 3,300 jobs and contributing £75m to the South West economy.


Remote Working – Maximising your Productivity

SWIG Finance’s Business Manager, Clare Lenihan-Thomas, who works from home regularly, shares her best practice when it comes to maximising productivity when working remotely.

Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses & Employers

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak presents a significant challenge to businesses around the globe. The UK government, including the health and social care systems, have planned extensively over the years for an event like this, and the UK is therefore well prepared...

Read our February Bulletin

Check out our February Bulletin - this month we hear from our award-winning customer Green Cow Dairy, and follow up with Gydeline, a startup alumni. As well as this our Business Manager, Mike, shares his top tips for Smart Working.

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Managing anxiety and stress amid the Coronavirus outbreak - @AZBigMedia share their tips for managing your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

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Home Working: how to maximise your productivity. Our Business Manager, Clare Lenihan-Thomas, shares her top tips for remote working.

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