Before applying for a loan

For many businesses, taking out a loan with a bank is the first route to getting finance; however it is not always the most appropriate. 

In this section we cover information to consider before applying for a loan. 

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What type of finance do you need?

Complete a short module to find out what you should consider when deciding on the right type of finance for your needs.

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How the banks assess a loan application

Each bank has its own guidelines when assessing a loan application. Find out what questions you need to ask and what information you can provide the bank to help with their assessment of the risk associated with your loan application.

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Using an adviser

Watch some videos from a Banker, Finance Broker and Accountant that will help you understand more about using an adviser.

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Understanding bank speak

View common terms you might encounter when dealing with your bank and their definitions.

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Top tips

Check out some top tips to consider before applying for a loan.

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