Think a loan could help your business?

Apply Now

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 (up to £250,000 in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly).

From April 2009 to December 2018 we have invested nearly £25m in over 2,000 businesses, creating and safeguarding 2,800 jobs and contributing £65m to the South West economy.


20,000 Businesses Supported with Start Up Loan

The government's Start Up Loan Scheme has reached a milestone, now having supported 20,000 businesses across the country and is two-thirds towards its goal of supporting 30,000 businesses by 2015. Olivier Vergnault reported in the Western Morning News that in total...

SWIG Delivers £4 Million in EU Funding

A European fund set up to help businesses unable to access sufficient bank finance has passed to £4 million mark in the South West. The small loans for business scheme, delivered by SWIG across the South West has supported some 200 businesses in the region since it...

SWIG Start Ups in the Bath Magazine

A Bristol-based designer who grew up within a stone’s throw of Glastonbury hopes to tap into the summer festival market with an innovative new foldable travel mirror. Liesel Corp has set up Magic Mirror, with offices and studio in Bedminster, hand making the acrylic...

LATEST TWEETS   @swigfinance

Job alert ‼️
@swigfinance is looking Business Managers for the areas of Bristol and Exeter. Find full description here: …

Don't miss the chance to be a part of the #responsiblefinance

Our latest client seminar on raising finance for growth, cloud accounting and financial management was very popular this morning! Thanks @swigfinance for some top tips and advice 👍🏻 #finance #cashflow #startups #funding #cloudaccounting


If you're an experienced business lender interested in a new challenge working for the southwest's only dedicated CDFI, we'd love to hear from you!

#CIOSIF has made an investment in @wildanet with £750k equity stake.
Ken Cooper @BritishBBank said: “This deal is a great example of how the CIOSIF can leverage other investment to help growth-minded businesses realise their potential.” Full story: