Lending – Brexit

Helping with your financing through Brexit


What we offer

  • Business Lending

    Access to funds is one of the reasons why more SMEs than ever are borrowing from Bank of Ireland. Another is our understanding of how businesses like yours value time. We now have a simplified loan application process, so you can apply online in a matter of minutes and know you’ll get a quick decision.

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  • Overdraft Facilities

    Running your own business requires all your energy and focus. Cash flow is one less thing to worry about when you use our business overdraft on your current account. It gives you flexibility, peace-of-mind and a little extra security in the current business environment.

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  • Brexit SBCI Loan Scheme

    The SBCI Brexit Loan Scheme is offered in partnership with the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine and is supported by the InnovFin SME Guarantee Facility, with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments. It offers loans of between €25,000 and €1,500,000 per business for a loan term up to 3 years. The scheme is in operation until 31st March 2021 or until fully subscribed.

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  • Corporate Lending

    For large corporates or lending over €10m, contact our dedicated Corporate Banking new business team.

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  • Invoice Finance

    Helps businesses to release funds tied up in trade debtors and assists with cashflow management. Customers electronically notify Bank of Ireland the invoices they have raised through our PAID online system and can then avail of immediate access of up to 85% of approved debts.*


    *Please note that this product is not regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland
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  • Asset Finance

    Our leasing and hire purchase offerings help customers to invest in plant, machinery and vehicles to assist with the growth of their business. Up to 100% finance is available and payment terms are fixed giving customers certainty when budgeting. Asset finance helps customers to preserve their other credit lines for working capital purposes.

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  • Our Sector Specialists

    The Sectors Team is responsible for monitoring industry developments, providing commercial insights and identifying potential opportunities and threats for both Bank of Ireland and our customers. Contact us today to discuss any Brexit related issues for your industry.

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  • Lending Advisors

    Request a meeting with one of our Relationship Managers or Business Advisors who can call out to your place of work by filling out your details here.

    If you don’t have a relationship you can request a meeting here with one of the local team who can call out to your place of work to meet.

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Resource Centre

Prepare for Brexit by keeping up to date with our FX and Sectors Updates, and our 3rd party guides.

Currency Management

We have a full range of FX products and services to suit your business needs, which our team of FX experts can talk you through.

Business Supports and Guidance

Are you prepared for Brexit? Do you need support and guidance? If so, help is at hand.

Finance and Sector Supports

Prepare for Brexit by keeping up to date with our FX and Sectors Updates, and our 3rd party guides.

Arrange a meeting

Speak with one of our Brexit Lending experts

Warning: If you do not meet the repayments on your credit facility agreement, your account will go into arrears. This may affect your credit rating, which may limit your ability to access credit in the future.

Level of security required and rate applicable, will be determined by the amount, purpose & term of facility, in conjunction with the nature and value of the security being offered. For a decision within 48 hours, we’ll need all relevant information and documents. Some applications may take longer.

Lending criteria and terms and conditions apply. Over 18’s only. Maximum credit of €120k available for online applications.

Bank of Ireland is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland