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★★★★★

“The Ukbfc helped us understand the things and...”

Written on: 21/06/2016

The Ukbfc helped us understand the things and processes that we needed for applying for government grants and they gguided us into the right direction. We came across them while looking for government grants online and they were very friendly and helpful in giving us the major tools necessary for our business and proving us with incredible resources… Read Full Review

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“Lots of info”

Written on: 21/06/2016

Provide lots of useful and relevant information but you still have to do the applying yourself. Kind of a self help took that will give you what you need but makes you have to apply… Read Full Review

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“Spoke to an advisor and they”

Written on: 14/06/2016 by ReeseRyan286 (1 review written)

Helped me to find a programme that was based on my area. My initial grant was for 750 quid, now I'm in the process of getting a loan to help me pay for expansion of my business premises. They did wonders for me but took around 3 months for the funding to get to me… Read Full Review

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“Got funding elsewhere”

Written on: 06/06/2016 by GiovanniMcIntosh (1 review written)

I bought the package, but was able to secure funding through a family. Never logged in and called them and let them know. Since I hadn't logged in got a refund. Found everyone I spoke with very knowledgeable and helpful. Really enjoyed talking to them even though didn't go through with the funding… Read Full Review

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“Excellent networking idea”

Written on: 01/06/2016 by Taylor435 (1 review written)

The database helped me find a private investment angel that got me the funding I needed. Very happy I was able to gain the networking connections and link up to ensure financing of my idea and patent! Thanks for the assistance!!… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Apprentice and staff hired”

Written on: 30/05/2016 by Bennett106 (1 review written)

I bought the membership and with their help I was able to get the wages of my apprentice paid and a subsidy for my solicitor. Very helpful & can't thank them enough for getting me in contact with the right agency!!… Read Full Review

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“Made me a business plan”

Written on: 23/05/2016 by BrunoVance44 (1 review written)

I paid for the service and saw what the best schemes are for my area. They also helped me make me business plan but I had to print it myself it's only produced into a pdf I thought it was binded and published… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent development tool”

Written on: 21/05/2016 by Aronh353 (1 review written)

I bought the 349 membership and got a passcode that gave me access to loads of funding schemes. I then got some good contacts with several funding partners and was approved for a grant to update my pollytunnel & farming equipment. I then sent them my contract & answered some questions & got my 349 back and some marketing. Feel free to ring me to verify & discuss… Read Full Review

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“Timely information when needed”

Written on: 19/05/2016 by 74Kirk (1 review written)

Very useful information and I got updated when something changed. Helped me find out what's availavle to help me get funding. Overall really useful. Worth a look can really change your outlook and business model to finance it… Read Full Review

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“Don't - just don't go there!”

Written on: 05/05/2016 by RussoItalianmn462 (1 review written)

One word - don't! Anyone could easily set up a similar web-site with a collection of funding sources and 'sell' it in the same way. Ok - it could be helpful having it all on one site BUT, it is the 'selling' and promotion that is wrong. After initial interest on a short e-form, I received a call, as others did, from a lady who advised me of the cost of £349 which hadn't been mentioned anywhere else before then. She asked qualifying questions such as 'are you seeking a grant or a loan, or… Read Full Review

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“Recommended to Business Startups”

Written on: 22/04/2016 by 183McDaniel (1 review written)

Im not sure why there are so many negative reviews here about the UK Funding Centre. It's obvious that the people that are posting reviews are expecting something to be given to them for free. The service and the people are great and very helpful especially the gentleman i spoke with who helped me find programmes that were good for my business. Still waiting on the government for a reply, but what do you expect from our government. I recommend the UK Business Centre to anyone looking to startup… Read Full Review

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“Very professional team”

Written on: 22/04/2016

Tge people I dealt with helped me with the admin side of things and registering my business proposal for ownership. I was able to register as a sole trader and got the necessary paperwork to be vat registered. I got free banking for a year and then give a referral to get my fee back. Very helpful… Read Full Review

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“Got me off the ground”

Written on: 19/04/2016

Bought their membership a year ago and since that time I got a business plan and a start up loan of 5,000 at 6% interest. Helped me get off the ground and into the right market, thankful… Read Full Review

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“Handy nifty little gadget”

Written on: 16/04/2016

They helped me by having a business plan builder on their site and that got me the recognition I needed. Simply made it and printed it at my library then bound it and now I got funding and my business started thru them and the library and the job centre… Read Full Review

Pduda's Comment

Written on: 18/04/2016

Hi i want to ask you did you received the grant funding from this company because many people is dissapointed with this company they ask for fees thr paid and pleople not received funding

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★☆☆☆☆

“this is a legal scheme, you can get the same...”

Written on: 06/04/2016 by Nevaehx96 (1 review written)

this is a legal scheme, you can get the same information from the government web site, stay clear unless you have lots of money to throw away !!!… Read Full Review

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“Referral Service Business”

Written on: 04/04/2016 by MarlieBateman (1 review written)

They mainly just provide you with links to different schemes to apply for funding. They sent me a few I hadn't found before, I applied and got accepted. Like anything it may be hit or miss given your luck or expertise… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Depends what your looking for”

Written on: 28/03/2016

Bought the subscription and found loads of content, but definitely depends on which area you live in, some are bare bones others have pages upon pages pages of information to apply… Read Full Review

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“Devistated ”

Written on: 24/03/2016 by HaleyDowney (1 review written)

So I applied for a grant a few weeks ago, was accepted for a 45k a year grant which would mean I wouldn't have to pay it back unless I earn over that. I was so excited to be accepted I had a business plan salon premises waiting.....so I obviously paid the admin fee of £250. My friend just messaged me last night to send me some screen shots of all the reviews. I was supposed to recieve my money on the 15th April. I'm guessing that's not happening. Gutted… Read Full Review

Soaks1's Comment

Written on: 10/05/2016

Hi just wondering if they did give you the grant?

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“STAY AWAY”

Written on: 14/03/2016 by 96Dougherty (1 review written)

This is a legalised scheme and yes I have been done for £349. Did a check on google and came back as not bad site, so it seemed legal. Told them the details of my BP and said a brilliant idea and we have a lot of grants you can apply for, paid and waited till I got log on details.......... guess what? waste of time and money. Next day called them back but the woman I spoke to was not available and all I got was I am just the receptionist! Phoned the bank and stopped the payment going… Read Full Review

Mel.golding's Comment

Written on: 23/03/2016

So sorry to hear of your experience here, I had also contacted them regarding my ideas and when they said 'membership fee' a red flag went up in my mind and I was cautious. I thought to dig deeper and you came up in my search, so thank you to you, even though at your expense, please know you have made a difference. Best of luck to you. Mel

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96Dougherty's Comment

Written on: 26/03/2016

Good luck with your business plan and use your local chamber of commerce. They can advise on the grants and loans you can apply for on your area!

I should have done that first!

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96Dougherty's Comment

Written on: 26/03/2016

Mel
I should have also added glad I saved you the money, time and inconvenience.

Best Regards

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Ukbusinessfc's Comment

Written on: 24/03/2016

Thank you for your review. We’re sorry that your experience did not match your expectations, keep in mind there are loads of grants and loans available, it's just a matter of finding the right one to apply for. Should you wish to discuss the specifics about your account, please contact the representative you spoke to or reply to the email providing your online log in access with the best time and number to reach you.

Kind Regards,
UKBFC

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96Dougherty's Comment

Written on: 26/03/2016

There is nothing on your website that you can't get from your local chamber of commerce or local council.

and THAT COSTS NOTHING!!!!!!!!!!

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★☆☆☆☆

“AVOID AVOID”

Written on: 14/03/2016 by dgstreet1974 (1 review written)

I was looking for funding to assist me to buy my commercial property and I called these people, SOUNDED GREAT but then they asked for £349, I googled UK Business Funding and found this. AVOID at all costs. The people behind these businesses should be sent to prison and have ALL their assets frozen. Thanks to everyone for helping me not fall victim… Read Full Review

Ukbusinessfc's Response to dgstreet1974's Review

Written on: 24/03/2016

We’re sorry that your experience did not match your expectations. Keep in mind if you are not interested in paying the costs to use our member's database, you are more than free to access the Funding Finder on our home page (to see what you may be eligible for in terms of buying commercial property) or the resources tabs of information articles on our homepage for existing and start up businesses. Best of luck in your business venture!

Kind Regards,
UKBFC

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