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Self-employed Loans

If you’re self-employed, Norton Finance can help find a loan that works for you.

Whether you’re looking to boost your business, invest in something exciting or jumpstart a new career, or even looking for finance for personal reasons a self-employed loan from Norton Finance can help you secure the funds you need to take the next step. Even if you have bad credit, we can find a lender that suits your circumstances.
  • Wide choice
    We have access to over 600 plans with a huge range of lenders, to help find a loan that works for you.

  • Enjoy flexibility
    Spread the cost of your loan over a period that suits your situation, with repayment periods ranging from 1 to 30 years.

  • We are here to help
    Even if you have a poor credit history or are dealing with a CCJ, we can help you find a loan.

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What are self-employed loans?

Self-employed loans are designed for people running their own business. You might find it more challenging to borrow money in this situation, because lenders tend to shy away from risk. However, at Norton Finance, we can match you up with flexible lenders that are willing to help.

How do self-employed loans work?

Self-employed loans are available as either secured or unsecured funds. If it’s secured, it means you guarantee the loan repayments with your assets, whereas unsecured loans are an asset-free arrangement. An unsecured loan will typically be offered at a higher rate.

A self-employed loan can be a short or long-term solution, as we provide access to a wide range of borrowing amounts. It’s a great choice if your employment situation gives you trouble providing evidence of a solid financial history.

What can I use a self-employed loan for?

As the business leader, it’s up to you how you to use the funds. Here are some common ways our customers use their self-employed loans:


Urgent household repair

Ensure you can cover an emergency expense, even if you’ve been turned down by lenders in the past.

Starting a business

Become your own boss, raise the money to invest in your business venture and make your dream a reality.

Debt consolidation

Make it easier to pay off your debts by consolidating them into one single monthly payment.

New office equipment

To ensure your business runs smoothly, a self-employed loan can be used to buy new office equipment or update existing devices.

Why take out a self-employed loan?

This type of loan is versatile - not only can it help you spread the cost of business investments such as office equipment, but it can also be used in everyday circumstances such as an urgent home repair. Where you might find it difficult to secure funds elsewhere, Norton Finance works with a wide variety of compatible lenders to help you get the loan you need.

Applying for a self-employed loan

When you apply online for a loan with Norton Finance, we’ll work with our trusted lenders to find a loan that fits your circumstances. It’s a straightforward process, and you’ll receive an instant decision on whether your application is likely to be accepted. Then you can select the product you need from our selection and submit your formal application.

We’re a broker by trade, but we understand that self-employment poses many challenges when you need to borrow money. That’s why we’ve created a network of loan providers that can help you, even if you’ve had problems in the past.

Am I eligible for a self-employed loan?

We strive to help everybody, whatever their background, employment status or financial circumstances. If you’re self-employed, we can help you find the loan you want even if you have:

At Norton Finance, we want to help customers get the funds they need to take the next step.

What do I need to apply for a self-employed loan?

With Norton Finance, you can complete your initial loan application online. We will then be in touch to find out more about you and your situation. We recommend you have the following information to hand, to ensure we can process your application smoothly:

With this information, we can help you find you a loan from our wide selection of products.

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Please click below for the answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you can't find the information you need, call us free on 0800 694 5566 and one of our advisers will be happy to help.

How much can I borrow?

Norton Finance offer access to loans from £3,000 to £500,000.

How long are the repayment terms?

Choose from repayment periods starting at one year all the way up to 30.

What are the interest rates?

The interest rate you pay will vary depending on the lender you choose, as well as your financial history and current circumstances.

Are there any loan fees?

Norton Finance is a broker, which means we earn commission from the lenders we source for you. We may charge a broker fee of up to 12.5% of the amount you borrow, capped at £3,995. There is no broker fee on unsecured loans.

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