Growing a business.
You’re strong already, but you could go further. What if you broke into that new market? Grew your team? Increased your capacity? That’s where we come in. From £35k to £1m, our finance can help you realise your business’s potential.
What you get.
Working with UKSE gives you more than just finance. Benefit from the support and knowledge of people who have been there before. We’ve worked with companies in your position and your area, so we know what it takes to get a business growing. Got a question? Just ask. Need an ear? We’ll listen.
We were set up in 1975 to help regenerate steel communities by investing in local businesses – businesses just like yours.
How we work.
At your level.
Off-the-shelf is off the table. All our investments are flexible, put together just for your business. Whatever you need.
Up your street.
We always work in steel communities, so we know them inside out. Our local teams are passionate about your area and your future.
Off your back.
We only buy minority stakes and we never try to run your company. After all, you know it better than anyone.
Types of finance.
What you should do.
It’s good to get your ducks in a row before you bring us on board. Here are some quick tips.
- Check your business plan’s strong
- Get your accounts in order and your projections ready
- Consider what type of funding you need
- Decide exactly how you’d use our funding
- Know your contingency plans
"It’s all about the personal side UKSE bring to the business and the support they give. They enabled us to expand and grow, to move to the next level"Kevin Martin, Managing Director