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Find the right finance for your business

Whether you're looking to upgrade equipment, expand operations, or just manage cash flow more effectively, finding the right finance solution is crucial. Here's how ELS can help:

Forget one-size-fits-all solutions. At ELS, we understand that every Leicester business is unique. Our flexible finance options are designed to match your specific needs, whether it's for IT equipment, energy-efficient upgrades, or essential business tools.

Real Solutions for Local Business: Success Stories

These are just a few examples of the local businesses in Leicester we were able to help

  • Heating Contractor, Lutterworth:
    Rapid expansion meant they needed quick access to tailored finance for essential equipment, computers, coffee machines and kitchen appliances. We quickly secured affordable monthly payments without upfront fees or deposits.
  • Project Management Company, Wigston:
    Client required funding for laptops due to growing their team, ELS worked with a local supplier to source suitable laptops and arranged the finance. From initial enquiry to delivery of laptops, the whole process took less than one week.
  • Bakery, Leicester:
    Well-established bakery wanting to upgrade their IT equipment for their orders/invoicing and customer payments. The client had already found a supplier for the equipment but cashflow was preventing them from being able to buy the equipment outright. We were able to work within the client's budget and arranged a suitable finance agreement with no upfront costs and affordable monthly repayments..
  • Beauty Salon, Leicester:
    Needed flexible funding to improve cash flow and didn’t want traditional finance like a bank loan.  ELS arranged a Merchant Cash Advance.  Repayments are a small percentage of card sales which aligns with the salon's card revenue, free of interest charges and upfront fees.
Business Finance Leicester - Heating Plumbing Contractor - Equipment - computer - coffee machine financent Lease from ELS
Business Finance Leicester - Project Management IT and Laptop Equipment Lease from ELS
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Business Finance Leicester - Beauty Salon Merchant Cash Advance from ELS for cashflow

Efficient, Stress-Free Finance Process

You're likely here because you want to get the finance you need without any hassle. Our efficient process ensures you can focus on what you do best – running your business while we take care of the finance. 

Take the next step...

Ready to explore business finance options for your business in Leicester or anywhere in the UK?

Frequently Asked Questions

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How much can I borrow?

The honest answer is it depends.  I know it's not the answer most people want but it really does depend on a number of different factors and the type of finance you need. That's why we are always happy to have a chat about your business and what you're trying to achieve.

How quickly can finance be arranged?

We pride ourselves on swift service. Depending on the type of finance, you could have an answer in as little as 24 hours for a Merchant Cash Advance and we’ve had equipment installed under a lease agreement in under 1 week!

What types of equipment can I finance with ELS?

From IT equipment and printers to kitchen appliances and more, we cover a wide range of business essentials. We can finance almost any type of equipment. And don't forget we also have loan finance where you can use traditional and alternative finance options such as Merchant Cash Advances to give your business a cash injection. 

Are there flexible repayment options available?

Absolutely, we offer comprehensive solutions to fit almost any business scenario and budget.  From no upfront fees to repayments that track your sales. Call us and let’s chat about your business on 0116 389 3839.

Do you only deal with business finance in Leicester?

No, whilst we are based in the heart of Leicestershire, we work with business throughout the UK and Northern Ireland. Speak to our expert team on 0116 389 3839

How Does ELS Differ from Other Finance Providers?

ELS aims offers a personalised approach, quick approvals, and incredible flexibility with access to a range of funders and financial products to suit your specific needs. Our goal is to help and educate our clients about the best types of finance for their business, which is why are building a resource centre with in-depth articles to try and answer as many clients questions as possible. You can check them out here

More About ELS Business Finance Solutions

At ELS, we're more than just a finance provider; we're part of the Leicester business fabric. Our team, deeply rooted in the local community, strives to offer a personalised approach to business finance and to help write the next successful chapter with you.

We are an East Midlands Business Chamber member and work with local charities, Menphy’s and Lamp to help support the local community in and around Leicester.

Comprehensive Finance Solutions Offered by ELS

Our comprehensive range of finance solutions caters to various business needs. Whether it's upgrading to energy-efficient LED lighting, expanding your IT infrastructure, or acquiring essential equipment, ELS has the right plan for your business in Leicester. Explore the solutions on our website, designed to keep you technologically advanced and financially agile.

Navigating Business Finance with ELS

Navigating business finance can be complex, but with ELS, it's straightforward and stress-free. Our process is designed to understand your local business needs and provide solutions that enhance your business's financial health.

Need more information?

We produce in-depth articles in our Resource Centre that explain some of the business finance options available in more detail. 

Ready to Take the Next Step...

We would love to hear about your business and what you’re trying to achieve.  Let’s have a chat

More Case Studies


Primary School

  • Location: Co. Antrim
  • Deposit: No Upfront Cost
  • Asset: LED Lighting

This cross-community grammar primary school embarked on an ambitious project to slash energy costs and boost sustainability. By installing state-of-the-art, energy-efficient lighting, the school achieved a remarkable improvement in light quality, cut lighting costs significantly, and is set to reduce carbon emissions by 336 tonnes over five years. This remarkable initiative, reducing electricity use for lighting, translates to over £24,000 of annual energy savings. They worked closely with ELS and the lighting provider, we tailored a 7-year agreement ensuring financial positivity throughout its term.

Electricity Reduction
Reduction in Carbon Emissions: 336 tonnes
Current Progress
Current Progress
Reduction in Carbon Emissions
10 Year Savings: £310,655
Current Progress
Current Progress
Reduction in Carbon Emissions


Multi Academy Trust

  • Location: Manchester
  • Deposit: No Upfront Cost
  • Asset: LED Lighting

This school trust, encompassing four environmentally conscious schools, committed to enhancing their sustainability while enriching the learning environment. Driven by the goal to minimise their carbon footprint and energy usage, the trust invested in an LED lighting upgrade across all schools, executed with minimal disruption. This strategic move not only improved lighting quality but also achieved a remarkable 63% reduction in lighting costs, translating to £251,005 in savings over a decade. Furthermore, this initiative significantly cut carbon emissions by 560 tonnes, showcasing the trust's dedication to environmental stewardship and fiscal responsibility.

Cost Reduction
Reduction in Carbon Emissions: 560 tonnes
Current Progress
Current Progress
Reduction in Carbon Emissions
10 Year Savings: £251,005
Current Progress
Current Progress
Reduction in Carbon Emissions

Industries we serve...

ELS has expertise across a number of industry sectors around the UK and Northern Ireland. We work with established businesses, start-ups, large corporates, schools, local authorities and so much more. 

Here are just a few of the sectors we cover for equipment and asset finance...

  • Energy Efficiency
  • LED Lighting
  • Renewables
  • Catering & Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing
  • Office & Equipment
  • Vehicle Technology
  • Business Technology
  • Dental & Medical
  • Local Authority / Schools

What our clients say

ELS and their team are very professional and always deliver the best advice and the right solutions to finance our coffee machines and hot taps to our end users. 

Mark McDermott

Really pleased. 

Stuart has a keen focus on offering excellent customer service. 


ELS has been really helpful in arranging finance solutions for our business!

A pleasure to deal with and would highly recommend.

Marcus Alexander
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