Access to Finance

The Automotive Council has no role in facilitating access to finance. The following information is intended to act as a signpost to some of the wide range of funding options available.

Finance and support for your business

Find out more about the range of schemes available from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy here.

Tooling Loan Fund

The £24 million Tooling Loan Fund has been set up help toolmakers and component manufacturers fund the design, development and manufacture of tooling or the expansion of tooling capacity.

Find out more: Tooling Loan Fund

Support from the Devolved Administrations

The Devolved Administrations have their own business support programmes and businesses in those locations should contact them directly.

SMMT Funding and Support Guide

A comprehensive list of funding, finance and support schemes is available for download, for members only, at the SMMT website here.