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Have you considered self-employment, but are unsure of your business idea? Or do you have a firm idea, but you need advice and guidance on how to take this idea forward? Do you require a business plan? We are here to help!


North City Business Centre offers a range of business support services to assist entrepreneurs in starting a business.


Start Up Loans

Enterprise NI is the Business Support Partner delivering Start Up Loans in Northern Ireland.  A Start Up Loan is a personal loan for business purposes for a term of 1 to 5 years at a fixed rate of 6% per annum. Applicants must be aged 18 or over at the time of the application. A credit check will be completed.

  • All owners or partners in a business can individually apply for up to £25,000 each, with a maximum of £100,000 available per business. 

  • The average loan amount is £9,295.

  • Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.

  • 1 – 5 year loan repayment term

  • Free application support

  • Free post-loan support and mentoring

  • Free templates & guides

  • No application or set-up fees


Are you Eligible?

To be eligible to apply for a Start Up Loan, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current UK resident.

  • Be 18 years of age or older.

  • Be starting a new business or have been trading for up to 36 months.

  • Have the right to work in the UK with their business based in the UK.

  • Be unable to secure finance from other sources (self-declaration is ok)

  • The type of business and reason for wanting the loan is eligible under the terms of the scheme.

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