Compare Merchant Cash Advances

  • Merchant cash advances are designed for businesses that need an advance on their projected card sales
  • Below we compare a selection of specialist business finance provider that offer merchant cash advances to UK companies
  • Compare amounts and terms available and apply direct today
3 products found
  • THINK Business Loans Merchant Cash Advance logo
    Broker

    THINK Business Loans Merchant Cash Advance

    • Check eligibility (without a credit check) & compare all MCA facilities in one place
    • THINK work with the whole market to find you the best rates
    • Borrowers must process at least £5,000 in card transactions monthly
    • Minimum Turnover
      £50,000 p.a.
    • Available Amounts
      £25,500 to £500,000
    • Available Terms
      3 months to 3 years

    Company details

    • THINK's funding platform matches your businesses eligibility against hundreds of lenders instantly (without a credit check)
    • THINK are the UK's leading business lending specialists; their experts are on hand to guide you through the process
    • Find the perfect loan in minutes - Make the lender work for you

    Eligibility criteria

    • Must have at least 3 months trading history
    • Must take card payments
    • No credit score required
    • In some cases you may be required to change card providers
  • 365 Business Finance Merchant Cash Advance logo

    365 Business Finance Merchant Cash Advance

    • A flexible business funding alternative
    • Pay back an affordable % of your card transactions
    • No security or business plan required
    • Minimum Turnover
      £5,000+ card transactions per month
    • Available Amounts
      £5,000 to £200,000
    • Available Terms
      4 to 18 months

    Company details

    • Get between £5,000 and £200,000
    • Pay back through your customer card transactions
    • A single all inclusive charge that never changes
    • No interest, APRs or hidden extras

    Eligibility criteria

    • Your business must have been trading for at least 6 months
    • Your business must accept debit and credit card payments
    • Your business must take at least £5,000 per month in card transactions.
  • Funding Xchange Merchant Cash Advance logo
    Broker

    Funding Xchange Merchant Cash Advance

    • Discover instant & personalised Cash Advance offers in just 3 minutes
    • A flexible way to raise working capital for your business
    • Repayments are based on your credit & debit card sales
    • Minimum Turnover
      £100,000 p.a.
    • Available Amounts
      £1,000 to £250,000
    • Available Terms
      1 month to 5 years

    Company details

    • Funding Xchange’s free service matches your eligibility against over 50 lenders in seconds
    • Complete your application online in as little as 3 minutes and you could get funded in a few hours
    • It's simple, safe and free and the search won’t affect your credit rating

    Eligibility criteria

    • Your business must have been trading for a minimum of 2 years
    • Your business must have an annual turnover of at least £100,000
    • You will need to accept credit/debit cards to see offers for Merchant Cash Advance products
  • Suppliers that don't offer Merchant Cash Advances but may offer suitable alternatives:

    • Funding Circle logo
      Peer To Peer

      Funding Circle

      • Borrow £50,001 to £500,000 with the Government's CBIL scheme
      • Nothing to pay for 12 months - No upfront fees - No early settlement fees
      • Simple online application & decisions typically in 24 hours
      • Rates between 1.8% and 7.4% APR
      • Minimum Turnover
        £200,000+ p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £50,001 to £500,000
      • Available Terms
        2 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Funding Circle, supporting small businesses for over 10 years
      • Used by over 57,000 UK businesses
      • All Funding Circle do is small business, as a result 9 out of 10 of their businesses would come back first next time

      Eligibility criteria

      • UK-based business - 3 years of trading history - Adversely affected by coronavirus
      • Loan primarily for trading in the UK
      • Annual turnover from £200K+ up to £45 million - Over 50% of turnover from trading activity (e.g. not from investments)
    • EJ Finance logo
      Broker

      EJ Finance

      • Application-to-offer within 24 hours
      • To be contacted within 3 minutes of applying
      • Access to over 200+ lenders, covering all sectors
      • Minimum Turnover
        £50,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 months to 10 years

      Company details

      • Application-to-offer within 24 hours
      • To be contacted within 3 minutes of applying
      • Access to over 200+ lenders, covering all sectors

      Eligibility criteria

      • Application-to-offer within 24 hours
      • To be contacted within 3 minutes of applying
      • Access to over 200+ lenders, covering all sectors
    • Swoop Funding logo
      Broker

      Swoop Funding

      • Simple, secure and speedy access to over 1,000 funding providers without affecting your credit rating
      • Experts in CBILS – borrow from £50k to £250k with no personal guarantee, no fees, no repayment for 12 months, no early settlement fee
      • Speak to Swoop's team of experts – five-star Trustpilot rated
      • Minimum Turnover
        £200,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 6 years

      Company details

      Eligibility criteria

    • Fluidly logo
      Broker

      Fluidly

      • Your business must be trading for 12 months or more to apply with us
      • Instantly see funding products your business is eligible for, from across the market (no credit checks)
      • A dedicated 5-star rated Funding Specialist on hand to support your application end-to-end (no hidden fees)
      • Range of products available including CBILS, unsecured loans and asset financing
      • Minimum Turnover
        £100,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £50,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 10 years

      Company details

      • Hassle free funding options within 30 seconds
      • Team of 5-star rated Funding Specialists are on hand to support your application
      • A range of products available including CBILS, unsecured and asset financing

      Eligibility criteria

      • Hassle free funding options within 30 seconds
      • Team of 5-star rated Funding Specialists are on hand to support your application
      • A range of products available including CBILS, unsecured and asset financing
    • Asto logo

      Asto

      • Short-term working capital loans from Asto, a part of the Santander Group
      • Once approved, your business can borrow from £150 to £150,000 (subject to your credit limit)
      • 18.9% APR representative. Rates vary depending on your and your business’ circumstances
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum (must have positive cashflow)
      • Available Amounts
        £150 to £150,000
      • Available Terms
        6 to 12 months

      Company details

      • Short-term working capital loans from Asto, a part of the Santander Group
      • Once approved, your business can borrow from £150 to £150,000 (subject to your credit limit)
      • 18.9% APR representative. Rates vary depending on your and your business’ circumstances

      Eligibility criteria

      • Short-term working capital loans from Asto, a part of the Santander Group
      • Once approved, your business can borrow from £150 to £150,000 (subject to your credit limit)
      • 18.9% APR representative. Rates vary depending on your and your business’ circumstances
    • Fleximize logo

      Fleximize

      • Voted "Best Business Finance Provider" at the British Bank Awards 2020
      • Industry-leading flexibility - top-ups, repayment holidays, no hidden fees
      • Interest charged on a reducing balance, repay early and only pay for the time you had the loan
      • Rates from 0.9% per month (10.8% per annum), with no additional fees
      • Minimum Turnover
        £60,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £5,000 to £500,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 4 years

      Company details

      • Voted "Best Business Finance Provider" at the British Bank Awards 2020
      • Industry-leading flexibility - top-ups, repayment holidays, no hidden fees
      • Interest charged on a reducing balance, repay early and only pay for the time you had the loan
      • Apply online in minutes, receive funds in as little as 24 hours.

      Eligibility criteria

      • Minimum annual turnover of £60,000 p.a.
      • Borrow between £5,000 and £500,000
      • Business activities must be UK-based and impacted by Covid-19
    • Portman Asset Finance logo
      Broker

      Portman Asset Finance

      • Business finance broker with specialist sector experience to offer fast and flexible finance solutions
      • Access over 40 leading UK business finance providers
      • Dedicated CBILS specialist account managers
      • Minimum Turnover
        £150,000+ p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        Up to 5 years

      Company details

      • Business finance broker with specialist sector experience to offer fast and flexible finance solutions
      • Access over 40 leading UK business finance providers
      • Dedicated CBILS specialist account managers

      Eligibility criteria

      • Business finance broker with specialist sector experience to offer fast and flexible finance solutions
      • Access over 40 leading UK business finance providers
      • Dedicated CBILS specialist account managers
    • Start Up Loans (British Business Bank) logo

      Start Up Loans (British Business Bank)

      • Interest rate of fixed 6% per annum
      • Receive business mentoring and support after drawing down your loan
      • No application fees or early repayment fees
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £500 to £25,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Start Up Loans is a Not-For-Profit Company offering a finance and mentoring solution to start and grow a business
      • Start Up Loans have helped over 40,000 businesses get started in the UK
      • Free application support
      • Free post-loan business mentoring

      Eligibility criteria

      • Business is based in the UK
      • Trading for under 24 months
      • 18 years and over

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Merchant Cash Advance FAQ

Merchant cash advances are a form of lump sum cash advance provided to businesses based on their projected card expenditure. If you are considering a merchant cash advance, our selection of frequently asked questions below will provide you with important information to aid you in making a decision - just click on the question headings for a concise, helpful answer.

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