Working with a funder that understands your sector and can provide a wide range of financial solutions whilst helping to navigate the application and approval process, can enable you to focus on your priorities; looking after your clients, and growing your business.

Why Shawbrook?

  • Our specialist team understands your sectors and the intricacies of professional businesses’ finances, giving you the support needed throughout the process
  • You can spread the cost of payments without effecting current working capital facilities
  • Annual credit facilities will provide certainty of funding for your working capital needs with the flexibility to drawdown multiple loan schedules throughout the year. You can have all VAT requirements for the year credit accepted in one go
  • Access to the wider bank’s property, asset, working capital and growth finance products

We provide loans for:

  • HMRC obligations: including income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax over 6 or 12 months and VAT over 3 months
  • Professional indemnity insurance: term to match the policy length
  • Equity: partner equity, partner buyouts and business acquisitions. Up to 60 month terms available
  • Capital expenditure: practice refurbishment, dilapidations. For qualifying assets Finance Lease and Hire Purchase Agreements are also available
  • Credit limit facilities: combine predicted annual tax and professional indemnity requirements onto one pre-approved facility

About our Professions Finance solutions

We have extensive experience in providing working capital solutions to professional firms up and down the country. We provide loans from £25k to £2m to support:

  • Solicitors – partnerships, LLPs and limited companies
  • Accountancy Practices - ACCA and ICAEW registered practices
  • Medical Professionals – including Dentists, Veterinarians, Opticians, Surgeries, Medical/Healthcare centres and Pharmacists

All professionals must be members of one of their industry’s recognised professional bodies. Other professional partnerships or limited companies are considered on request.

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Explore our Business Lending Products

Leveraged Finance

A senior debt product designed for established businesses requiring funding for growth, an acquisition, change of ownership or other general corporate purpose.

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Asset Based Lending

For businesses with substantial value tied-up in the balance sheet, our Asset Based Lending proposition can unlock that value to provide both strategic capital and on-going financial headroom to support pivotal events.

Asset Finance

When you’re faced with the need to replace essential equipment, invest in new equipment, or increase capacity, we can offer a range of products that could help manage the cost – including hire purchase, leasing and sale and leaseback.

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About Shawbrook

Shawbrook provides finance to a wide range of customers who value the premium experience, flexibility and certainty we deliver.  We are a purpose-led organisation, with a focus on delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders.

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Our sustainability strategy is designed to create value for our customers, colleagues, communities, suppliers and shareholders, while having a positive impact on society and the wider environment. 

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As official banking partner of Saracens Rugby Club, we are proud to champion elite women’s sport by supporting the growth of both women’s rugby and netball as lead sponsor of the Mavericks.