Download detailed eligibility guidance for you and your business.
Proof of Identity
To proceed with your application we shall need proof of your identity. For details of acceptable documents please download the Proof of Identity guidance.
NEA Declaration Form
The NEA Declaration Form should be completed by your NEA Mentoring Provider to confirm completion of the DWP NEA Mentoring Scheme. Download the NEA Declaration Form.
Business Plan Template
You will need to submit the most recent version of your Business Plan approved by your NEA mentor. Download the Lite Business Plan template
Cash Flow Forecast Template
With your application you will need the most recent version of your cash flow forecast: Download an excel cash flow forecast spreadsheet.
Personal Survival Budget Template
With your application you will need a Personal Survival Budget: Download an excel Personal Survival Budget spreadsheet.
Bank Accounts We Cannot Pay Money Into
The bank account the loan is paid into must be your personal bank account and be able to accept Direct Debits. Download this list of bank accounts. Please note that these examples may not include all bank accounts that cannot be used.
*Downloadable templates on this page are Newable templates which are applicable for loans up to £2,500.
For help when filling in application forms, guidance or further questions about the loan fund: