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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was introduced to provide financial support for SMEs across the UK. The scheme is designed to help businesses that are losing revenue and seeing their cash flow disrupted as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Your Choice

We’re accredited to provide two different kinds of funding under the CBILS, giving you the flexibility to decide what’s best for your business. Opt for a hassle-free business loan or choose from a range of seamless invoice finance solutions.



Looking for an instant cash injection? Get the funds you need to weather the storm and get on with running your business. Quick, easy, hassle-free.
Apply in minutes
No arrangement fee
No charge for early repayment
Borrow £50,001 up to £150k
Terms from 6 months to 3 years
Interest free for 12 months


Waiting to get paid? Get an advance against your outstanding invoices and say goodbye to those gaps in cash flow. Smart, seamless, straightforward.
Fund some or all of your invoices
Accounting integration
Online account management
Facilities from £50,001 to £5m
Pay-as-you-go or subscription
No fees for 12 months

We’ll open for applications from both new and existing customers in the next few days but you can get ahead of the game by registering your interest now.

Eligibility Criteria*

You can apply for CBILS funding through MarketFinance if:

  • You’re a Limited company or LLP registered in the UK
  • You sell goods or services to other businesses (B2B)
  • Your turnover is between £100k and £45 million
  • You’ve filed a minimum of 2 years accounts at Companies House
  • One or more of your company’s directors lives in the UK
  • Neither the company nor any of its directors are currently facing any insolvency or bankruptcy procedures
  • The company doesn't have any unpaid CCJs worth more than £250
  • Your application would’ve been viable (based on our normal eligibility criteria) even if there wasn’t a coronavirus pandemic
  • The company has been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic
*T&Cs apply


We’re working with a range of brokers, introducers, financial advisors and accountants to get their clients the funds they need. Find out more about how you can help your clients with CBILS funding.

The Government-owned British Business Bank is supporting the UK's small businesses with the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).