CBIL eligibility checklist

Your business may be eligible if it:

  • has been negatively impacted by the outbreak of Covid-19 (e.g. reduced cash flow)
  • is a UK Trading Business operating with a Secure Trust ABL facility
  • has been running for over 12 months and has a turnover of no more than £45 million
  • does not exceed the European Community State Aid maximum, as a result of taking out a CBIL
  • does not operate in an ineligible or excluded sector
  • the loan amount does not exceed 25% of the turnover of the business in 2019
  • can demonstrate that it has a viable business proposition which will be assessed according to our lending criteria


  • The Finance is to support the business to trade out of any short/medium term cashflow difficulty caused by the CV19 impacts and if granted the business should not go out of business in the short to medium term
  • The borrower remains 100% liable for the debt

Full details available on the British Business Bank website.

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