About Let's Do Business Startup - start up loans provider

Let’s Do Business Start Up was set up to provide advice, mentoring and access to funding for new entrepreneurs and existing businesses still in the start up phase, that have been trading for less than 24 months

For a full list of requirements and more information on start up loans, visit our start up loans page here. You can read the invaluable start up checklist on our blog, or visit our resource centre for an extensive collection of information and advice on getting your business off the ground.

If you’re ready to get involved and start your own business, or if you’re still in the start up phase with an existing business that has been trading less than 12 months, you can fill out a starting your enterprise form online to get the ball rolling.

Start up loans delivery partner

The Start Up Loans Company is a UK-wide, government backed scheme, which offers a repayable loan to individuals over the age of 18 who have a viable business idea but no access to finance. The scheme funds businesses in every sector. As well as financial backing all loan recipients are given access to a mentor, free training events and exclusive business offers.

We, the Let’s Do Business Group and our lending subsidiary Capitalise Business Support, are part of a network of official Start Up Loans delivery partners across the UK who administer the scheme. We are here to guide you through the application process, including advice on creating a business plan and cash flow forecast. If you receive a loan we will then support you through your journey, providing you with your business mentor.

Visit the Start Up Loans Co website.

Let’s Do Business Group

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Let’s Do Business Start Up is a brand name of Let’s Do Business Group, a not for profit company providing business support, advice, training, access to finance and business events in the South East of England.

The Let’s Do Business Group originated in Hastings more than 20 years ago as an Enterprise Agency and town Chamber of Commerce. Today, they are a leading provider of business advice, training, access to finance and business events in the South East. As well as working directly with businesses, the Group contracts with a range of public and private sector partners to deliver projects and contracts – worth over £5m over the last 8 years.

For more information on the Let’s Do Business Group, you can visit the website here.

Loan finance is provided through Capitalise Business Support Limited, trading as Let’s Do Business Finance. Capitalise Business Support Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Let’s Do Business Group (SE) Ltd.We have Interim Permission from the Financial Conduct Authority and are listed on the Financial Services Register under reference 626515. The company is registered in England and Wales No. 05003078. The registered office is 7-9 Wellington Square, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1PD. Our contact number is 0845 601 8326 and you can contact us via email at loans@ldbgroup.co.uk.

We are committed to ensuring that all complaints are investigated fully and impartially and with due consideration for confidentiality. Our complaints policy is clear and transparent and we aim to treat customers fairly.

View our Complaints Policy here.


  • Address: Let's Do Business Group
    8th Floor,
    Ocean House,
    87-89 London Road,
    St Leonards-on-Sea,
    East Sussex. TN37 6LW
  • Email: loans@ldbgroup.co.uk
  • Telephone: 0844 943 2988 (Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. If your mobile tariff allows free calls to landlines, you can call 01424 205 500.)

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Start Up Loans: Delivery Partner

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