The ‘not afraid to ask for help-ers'

You know when to ask for help when running your business.

At the first sign of trouble, you knew you could rely on your partners. Be it your bank, your broker or your network of fellow business owners. You chose to use these resources as a lifeline, to keep the wheels moving.

You’re one of the millions of SMEs who have borrowed money to  get you through the Covid-19 pandemic.  You used this money to fund operating costs, to support employees and to invest in technology to get your business fully online.

Take a look at our guides on how to protect and grow your business.

The average business plans to borrow £64,446 in the next 12 months.

The top 3 things businesses want when borrowing money




The top 3 things businesses need to get them back on track




Research conducted by Opinium Research between 3 and 13 July 2020 with a nationally representative sample of 1,006 senior decision makers in UK SMEs. Survey numbers have been extrapolated to calculate a national average.