The following resources could be useful to you as you search for and decide upon the right finance for you.
The National Finance Finder tool
The government’s comprehensive online tool allows you to search for all of the funding and support available to your business from around the country. You can specify your location and the type of support you are after to refine your search.
Business Finance Guide
The British Business Bank and ICAEW have created a Business Finance Guide. This is available as a journey where through a few simple questions, suitable finance options are offered. Or a downloadable guide is available as a pdf to print and read at leisure.
Guidance on State Aid
In unique cases a private company could be eligible for State Aid, which is the payment of public funds to an organisation in a way that could distort competition and trade within the European Union (EU).