Why do we care?
Over 99.9% of UK businesses are small businesses, employing over 60% of the private sector workforce.
Independent research tells us that the funding gap is at least £2.2bn per year and could be as much as £9.7bn¹
Knowing that small businesses have such a great impact upon local economies, job creation and social mobility, we felt compelled to do something.
We partnered with many other organisations similarly passionate about sustainably, ethically and commercially tackling the funding gap for small businesses, and Ask Inclusive Finance was born...