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Responsible Finance

Unity Trust Bank is committed to helping businesses grow and prosper and enable access to fair and affordable financing through responsible finance providers

We’re committed to helping businesses to grow and prosper through responsible finance and work with a range of Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) around the UK. Our work with CDFIs provides finance for SMEs and social enterprises that find it difficult to access finance through traditional routes.

In 2022, the UK Social Investment Sector was estimated to reach £7.9 billion committed to social purpose organisations; with Unity Trust Bank in the top three lenders.

Unity Trust Bank aligns its lending practices to the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

SDG 17 promotes public, private and civil society partnerships which enable socio-economic growth and stability, collaborating with others to eliminate poverty and support the development of strong businesses.

*Figures from 2022 End of Year impact metrics

We supported
responsible finance providers*
ART Business Loans (ART)

“The loans Unity provided during the pandemic have made a big difference to a lot of businesses. It’s through Unity’s innovative support that ART was able to continue to deliver loans in 2021 using the new Recovery Loan Scheme.”

Dr Steve Walker
ART Business Loans (ART)

Big Issue Invest Corporate Social Venturing

“We seek to partner with mission-aligned organisations so Unity Trust Bank are natural players for our banking and lending needs.”

Joshua Meek
Big Issue Invest Corporate Social Venturing

Let’s Do Business Finance

“We have had a strong and valued relationship with Unity Trust Bank since 2012 that has helped us develop and grow.”

Sean Dennis
Let’s Do Business Finance

It’s simple, secure and stress-free to switch to us

If you’re ready to switch your Business Current Account to Unity Trust Bank, we’ll make sure it happens like clockwork. It’s guaranteed to take 7 working days, it’s free, and it’s all taken care of by the Current Account Switch Service.

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