All applications are now completed online. Please note that online applications should be completed on a PC or Mac desktop computer or laptop. Once you have created your account, your application can be saved and completed at a later date.
Please note that any incorrect information provided in your application may cause delays in the assessment of your application and could result in your application being declined. Please ensure you have checked all information included in your application before submission to Newable.
A Business Plan and Cash Flow Forecast assessed by your assigned NEA mentor from the NEA scheme do not mean you will automatically receive a loan. You may also be asked to provide additional information to enable us to fully assess your application. In all cases, our decision will be based on our assessment of your ability to repay and not on the contents of your credit report.
To apply for a NEA Start Up Loan, all applicants must be able to upload the following documents to their application:
Please note that you may be asked for additional documents that are relevant to your individual application during the process. The most common documents that are requested are:
First you need to create an account with us. This should only take a few minutes to complete. Please have the following information to hand before you start:
When you have entered the information press the Registration button.
When you have completed Step 1, you will receive an email with a link to confirm your email address and continue your application.
Confirm the registration by clicking on the link in the confirmation email.
Note that you will not be able to progress with your application until you have responded to this email by clicking on the link.
Once your email address has been verified, continue with your application by logging into your account.
During the application process you have the option to save and come back to it later.
You will need to have the following documents ready to upload:
Before your application can be considered, you will need to complete this step.
Please make sure that you submit the most recent versions of your NEA Business Plan/Cash Flow Forecast as these form part of the assessment. Note you may be asked at a later stage for additional information.
Once you have uploaded all items please ensure you hit the SUBMIT button, otherwise your application will remain pending.
Once your application is complete and has been submitted, you will receive an email to confirm that you have applied and we will begin to assess your application.
For help when filling in application forms, guidance or further questions about the loan fund: