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Established in 1986, Rosebud has provided thousands of loans to Lancashire businesses

Loans available between £10,000 and £300,000.

Rosebud is a package of financial assistance for growing businesses in Lancashire County Council's administration area, provided by Lancashire County Developments Ltd (LCDL), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Council.

GC Business Finance (GCBF) are appointed by LCDL to deliver the Rosebud Fund.

An FCA regulated, trusted partner of high street banks, the British Business Bank and UKBAA providing funding for our economy, funding for our community and funding for you.

GCBF's not-for-profit, ethical approach to lending drives their sense of responsibility and our core purpose of economic growth and job creation.

GCBF provide a fresh approach to responsible finance.

More Than Just Finance

Tailored Support and Advice

As well as funding your growth ideas, Rosebud also includes complimentary support and advice that's tailored to your needs.

Dedicated Rosebud Account Manager

You'll get ongoing hands-on support from your designated Rosebud Account Manager including half-yearly meetings to review your growth plans.

Access to Boost Support


You can access and tap into a vast array of services through Boost Business Lancashire, subject to eligibility, Lancashire's business growth hub.

Key Facts

Loans provided between £10,000 and £300,000 for ambitious growing businesses seeking to expand their workforce.

Interest rates typically will be between 6-10% with an admin fee of 2.5%.

Loans are typically taken out for three to five years.

No penalty for early repayment.

Matt Robinson, rosebud fund manager
Jonathan Nelson, Rosebud Senior Loans Manager


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