FAQ: business lending & business loans for business owners
Business Loans Frequently Ask Questions
About The Glenfield Small Business Loans
Tell me more about Glenfield Small Business Loans
Glenfield unsecured loans provides amounts of between $5,000 and $100,000. Terms range from 3 and 24 month and cash flow-friendly repayments that are either per day or weekly.
What is how is the Unsecured Loan different from the traditional company loan?
It is imaginable to apply to get this Small Business Loan in under 10 minutes on the internet or over the phone. You’ll get an immediate response, and funds may be in your account in 24 hours. Traditional company loans reference an annual rate of interest along with other charges and fees. The company loan is a loan that is priced upfront which means you be aware in advance of the amount you will have to pay, including any fees, charges or charges. Then, it is divided into weekly or daily repayment figure.
What can you use the Small Business Loan be used for?
The Small Business Loan can be used for virtually every company reason, such as cash flow management, business improvements, advertising, to purchase inventory or new equipment, to fund general working capital, and much more. The loan is not available for personal use.
About larger Glenfield Business Loans
What is the Larger Glenfield Business Loan?
The Larger Business Loan is a larger loan size to support business expansion opportunities. Loans are between $100,000 and $500,000 with a term fixed that can last up to 36 months. Repayments are scheduled weekly or fortnightly to work with the flow of cash.
How is the Origination Fee determined?
It is crucial to note that the Larger Business Loan has an Origination Fee that is determined at 2.5 percentage of the amount of the loan.
Do I qualify for the Larger Business Loan?
To qualify for a loan in this amount, your business needs to be operating for at least three years, and have an annual income of $700,000. It is necessary to be a New Zealand Citizen (or Permanent Resident) at least 18 years old, own a New Zealand company (with a valid NZBN/IRD) and be able to prove at least 12 months of trading.
How can the funds be used for?
A Larger Business Loan is a great option for almost any business purpose including business remodeling, buying inventory or new equipment as well as for general working capital and so much more. The loan cannot be used for personal reasons.
Is the Larger Business Loan one that requires security?
Asset security is required for funding of more than $150,000. It’s by way of charge on assets and can include the registration of this on the PPSR or the registration of as a caveat.
A director’s or personal guarantee is a promise to pay off a credit line that is general in nature, rather than stipulating security over a particular asset. The person who is signing the ensure is personally accountable if the business lender is not able to repay the debt.
The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is an online central register run by the New Zealand Government. It reflects security interests which are registered with respect to personal property (including items or assets). The PPSR allows priority over personal property to be granted according to the date the registration of a security interest.
The caveat can be described as a formal form of document to provide the legal claim to a property.
What exactly is a preapproval without Credit Check?
If you’re applying for an enterprise loan of more than $250K we may be able to provide an initial pre-approval that will help smooth out the process. It is possible to get this done without a credit check and within six hours of your initial application. The pre-approval is based upon an initial assessment, which involves you answering a few financial well-being questions. It’s in no way an offer, nor is it a guarantee of financing. The approval of a conditional loan is subject to an extensive credit evaluation and any offer that you are offered could be subject to different terms.
The application process
Do I qualify for funds?
You are eligible to apply for a company loan if you
- are a New Zealand Citizen (or Permanent Resident)
- are over 18 years, own a New Zealand business (with a valid NZBN/IRD)
- must show at least six months of business (for a unsecured loan $5K – $100K) or 3 years of trading (for the Larger Business Loan $100K - $500K)
How do I apply?
The application process is quick and simple. Complete the online form within a few minutes and a dedicated company lending specialist will call you to guide you through the process.
For a loan of up to $100,000, you’ll require ID details (valid Driver’s License), an NZBN/IRD that is valid and at least six months of bank statements.
In addition, for larger loan sizes, you’ll also require:
$100K-$250K: Details of application, including credit approval, 6-12 months of IRD statements, bank statements (if credit is over $150K).
$250K – $500K: Information on the application including credit consent twelve months bank statement, an IRD statement and the last two years’ finalised financial statements, and interim financial statements for the current year including Aged Payables, Aged Receivables Summary.
How fast will I get an answer?
For an unsecured loan ($5K up to $100,000) we can often provide a response in one hour if you make your application in standard company time and you allow us to utilise the bank verification system link to immediately verify your bank account information online. If you choose to upload copies of your banking statements , we are able to offer an answer in as little as one company day.
For Larger Business Loans ($100K to $500K) we could be likely to provide you with conditional pre-approval within about six hours. Once you’ve signed the pre-approval form, it will take approximately 2-3 days to receive final approval, however it could be faster based upon the circumstances for each application. Certain transactions have received approval within 24 hours.
The quickest way to apply would be to ensure you apply during normal company hours. Also, allow us to use our advanced bank verification system link to check your bank’s information online. If you upload copies of your bank statements it will take a little longer.
What is the time frame to receive the cash?
For the Small Business Loan ($5K and up) We can usually offer an answer within one hour – as long as you apply during normal business hours and let us use the bank verification system link to instantly verify your bank’s information online. If you choose to submit copies of your bank statements we can offer a decision within the span of one business day.
If you are applying for Larger Business Loans ($100K and up) We may be in a position to offer you with conditional pre-approval within six hours. Once you have signed the pre-approval form, it will take around 2-3 days for final approval, however this can be faster depending upon the circumstances for each application. Some deals have been approved in 24 hours.
The quickest method would be to make sure you apply during normal business hours, and allow us to use the advanced bank verification system link to instantly verify your bank information online. If you decide to upload documents from your account statement, it takes a bit longer.
What is the maximum amount I can borrow?
We provide loans ranging from $5,000 to $500,000. If you apply for a certain amount we look at a variety of elements for determining what is the well-being of the company as well as the amount of payments your company will be able to support. The total amount of the loan will be determined by the particular circumstances for your company.
When you submit an application for a specific amount we take into consideration a variety of elements to assess how much we can lend you such as well-being for your business as well as the amount of the repayments your company can afford. The amount you receive from your loan will be determined by the particular circumstances the company.
Fees & repayments
How much should you charge for an company loan?
When you make an application for business loans with us business credit, we’ll assess the risk profile the company and offer you with a customised offer including the loan amount, the terms and interest rates. A company loan is a loan that is priced upfront so you will know the exact amount you will have to pay, including costs, fees, or interest rates.
What determines the rate that I’m charged?
The interest rates on company loans rates vary due to factors including the amount of money borrowed, the business assets the money will be used for as well as the field the company is in, how long the business has been operating and what percentage of the business has sufficient cash flow to cover the loan, and also the general health or financial standing of the company.
What are the fees?
There are no hidden costs with our company loans. You’ll know exactly how much it is that you be required to pay, and at what time, from the very first day. There’s not any compounding interest and no additional fees (as long as you are able to make your payments punctually).
We do not charge an application fee. You can request a credit loan with no upfront cost or obligation to proceed.
The Origination Fee includes the expenses associated with setting up and managing the loan. It is only charged for this fee if you proceed with the loan. The Origination Fee for us is 2.5 percentage of the amount of the loan.
Can I pay off the loan earlier?
You can repay the total amount of your loan at any point in time.
If you are deciding to take this route, please speak to our friendly company credit specialists. The professionals will provide you with details on repayment along with an early payout estimate. It will be calculated using the total of the remaining principal amount and accrued interest to the date of early payout and 1.5 percent of the principal remaining as well as any outstanding fees.
What is the process for repayments?
To ensure you do not miss payment dates and to align your cash flow cycle we provide repayments either weekly or daily. These are automatically deducted from the nominated company account.
Security & privacy
Will my information be protected?
Security of your data, and knowing the ways we gather data, process, exchange and safeguard your data, is crucial and a vital part of our relationship you.
Is it safe to link my bank account to the platform?
Yes. We employ industry-recognised encryption standards to protect your sensitive, personal as well as financial data. Our funders are ISO 27001 qualified for our dedication to security for our customers and security. We use an advanced banking verification system to immediately verify your bank account information online to offer rapid response.
About business loans
What’s an asset-based borrow (a secured loan)?
Asset-based borrowing is when a business owner makes use of assets they own to get the loan. The asset can be an individual asset, such as the family home, or an business asset such as a truck as well as a piece of machine.
The vast majority of banks, including the largest banks, are inclined to secure loans against an asset. If you’re struggling to pay back the loan, then your assets could be transferred to the lender. In essence it is a way of securing new financing by taking advantage of the value of what you already have.
Are I require security to get an company loan?
Up to $150,000 in loans there is no requirement for asset security prior to the loan’s access, however we require a personal guarantee. need a personal guarantee. So long as you comply with the terms of your loan (as detailed in your loan contract), asset security is not needed. For loans over $150,000 generally, there is personal guarantee and security is provided in the form of the charge of assets.