You have the creativity and we have the business expertise!

If you’re a London based creative entrepreneur looking to raise finance to take your existing creative business to the next stage, we can help!

We understand raising finance for creative businesses can be daunting, and that’s why, through one-to-one businesses advice, we will help you identify any financial barriers you may be facing to enable your business to reach its full potential through our tailored business support package for creative industries.

You will be allocated one of our creative industry advisers who’ll provide you with industry specific advice, guidance, contacts and work with you to explore your funding needs, options and growth strategies.

Together you will:

Develop a strong and finance ready business plan

Understand what lenders are looking for when you apply for funding

Receive support in presenting your application to lenders and loan panels

Gain a stronger understanding of your sector in order to develop a competitive offering

Get introduced to an existing pool of creative small entrepreneurs through networking events and adviser recommendations.

Eligibility Criteria:

Your application will only be considered if:

You are based in London.

You have been trading for at least 18 months.

Your business is part of a creative sector.

We review each loan application on its merits; however we do have a general eligibility and lending criteria which must also be met.

How to apply:

We work in partnership with the Arts Council’s Creative Industry Finance programme. To find out more on the Creative Industry Finance programme, contact us today on 08456 099 991 or email via

Tell us more about you and your business and find out if you qualify. A member of our team will meet with you to discuss your needs and to confirm your eligibility.


This programme is funded by the The Arts Council.

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“Opening my store in 2007 was a great feeling. I am very proud to see my scarves in so many gallery stores and get excited each time we have a big hotel commission.” Margo Selby – Textile Designer



Interested in finding out more?

Speak to a member of the Nwes team today for more information.

General Enquiries: 08456 099991

Property Enquiries: 08454 374465

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