What our clients say

We have just taken out a loan for business growth with the team at Acorn Business Finance. The process was very easy and straightforward with minimal paperwork and fuss. Cathy was very helpful and kept us informed along the way. The process was super speedy and we were delighted with the results. I would highly recommend anyone looking for business finance to speak with the team at Acorn! Many Thanks.

Ben Coleman

We have been delighted with the advice from Acorn Business Finance and all their help in arranging a business loan. RRA Architects is a very busy practice, so we would particularly like to thank Stuart and Cathy at Acorn for going ‘above and beyond’ to fit in with our schedule, so we could get everything arranged quickly. We would use Acorn again and we would happily recommend their services.

RRA Architects

“We are a solicitors’ firm and have been dealing with Stuart Gibson and Cathy Hyland for many years now in connection with various matters. We have always found Stuart and Cathy friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and professional and we would not hesitate to recommend their services.

Firm of Solicitors

Acorn Business Finance

Acorn Business Finance are not a bank, but a professional, FCA-certified, and expert broker in commercial finance for UK businesses that you can bank on. One with a refreshing ‘if you thrive, we thrive’ philosophy.

Acorn Business Finance fully understands the sector challenges and opportunities that lead law firms to look for external funding.  From M&A activities, partner buy-in/out, PII funding to business development, and working capital funding we are a trusted finance partner for many SME law firms.

With high street banks heavily restricted to lend on an unsecured basis and peer-to-peer lenders struggling with bad debt, we are well-positioned to assist and providing a professional, experienced service. Our funding panel provides the ability to fund a wider array of requirements and business sectors with the legal sector being our niche. Some of the main areas we can assist with:

  • Tax & VAT
  • Debtors & Working Capital
  • Interest Only
  • Partner buyouts & Business Acquisitions
  • Disbursements and Case funding
  • Recruitment costs
  • Marketing costs
  • Business Development
  • IT
  • Refurbishments and fit-outs
  • Professions Indemnity Insurance
  • Practicing Certificates
  • Asset Finance
  • Commercial Mortgages and Bridging


Speed & Quality service is what we aim to provide which is why our clients keep coming back to us time and again. If you have funding requirements we’d love the opportunity to introduce ourselves and provide the best possible solution for your specific requirements.

Funding Guides

  • Acorn Business Finance Brochure
  • Guide to Tax and VAT
  • BBL to CBIL
  • CBILS Top Up
  • PII Financing

Tips For Your Funding Search

Searching for finance can be a minefield for any business owner and so it’s important that you prepare in advance and gather as much information as possible.
Via the link, we take you through “5 tips to aid your search for finance” so that you have the best possible chance of getting the funding you need.

Business Loans

Tax and VAT, CBIL funding, Partner Buy-in/Out, Debtors, Recruitment and Staff Funding, Working Capital, Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Business Acquisitions

Unsecured Acquisition Funding £50k-£5M. Our unsecured acquisition funding options are simple and straightforward. We don’t need to carry out valuations, which speeds up the process and provides you with the funding you need to acquire another business quickly.

Bespoke Lending Solutions

Due to the wide array of options available to us we are ideally placed to provide the right funding, on the right terms, all with the minimum demands on your valuable time.

Calico Key Partner

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