FAQ: business lending & business loans for business owners
Business Loans Frequently Ask Questions
Details of The Glenside Small Business Loans
Let me know about the Glenside Small Business Loans
Glenside unsecured loans offers the range of $5,000 to $100,000 with terms between 3 and 24 months, cash flow-friendly repayments that are either per day or weekly.
What makes what makes the Unsecured Loan different from an ordinary business loan?
Apply to get this Small Business Loan in under 10 minutes on the internet or by phone. You will receive an instant response and have the funds on your account within 24 hours. Traditional company loans are based on an interest rate per annum as well as other fees and charges. The company loan is a pre-paid loan which means you know in advance the total amount to be paid, including any fees, charges or charges. This is then divided into a daily or weekly amount to be paid back.
What can the Small Business Loan be used for?
A Small Business Loan can be used for nearly any company need, such as the management of cash flow, business improvements, advertising to purchase inventory or new equipment, to fund general working capital and much more. The loan is not available for personal reasons.
About the Larger Glenside Business Loans
What is the Larger Glenside Business Loan?
The Larger Business Loan is a larger size loan to aid in business expansion opportunities. Loans range from $100,000 to $500,000 with a fixed-term up to 36 months. The repayments are made weekly or fortnightly, depending on the flow of cash.
How’s the Origination Fee determined?
It is important to note that the Larger Business Loan has an Origination Fee which is calculated at 2.5% of the loan amount.
Can I get the Larger Business Loan?
In order to be eligible for a loan in this amount the company needs to have been operating for at least three years and have an annual turnover of $700K. Your business must belong to a New Zealand Citizen (or Permanent Resident) with a minimum age of 18 years old and have a New Zealand company (with a valid NZBN/IRD) and be able demonstrate at the least 12 months of operating.
How can the funding be utilised?
A larger business loan can be used for nearly every business need, including business improvements, purchasing new equipment or inventory as well as for general working capital, and much more. The loan cannot be used for personal use.
Is the Larger Business Loan a secured loan?
Asset security is required to obtain funding above $150,000. This can be done in the form of a charge against assets, which could also be registered in the PPSR or registering as a caveat.
A personal or director’s guarantee is a promise to repay a loan which is generally based rather than stating security over a particular asset. The person who is signing the guarantee is personally accountable if the company lender is not able to pay back the debt.
The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is an online central register that is operated by the New Zealand Government. It contains security interests registered in respect of personal property (including objects or assets). The PPSR gives prioritisation over property that is personal to be granted depending on the date that a security interest has been registered.
The caveat can be described as a formal document that is filed to offer an official notice of a claim to property.
What is a pre-approval that does not require Credit Check?
If you’re requesting a Larger Business Loan that exceeds $250K, we may offer an initial pre-approval in order to ease the process. We might be able to make this decision without credit checks and within 6 hours of the initial application. This pre-approval is made based on a preliminary assessment which includes you answering some financial well-being checks. It is not an offer or guarantee of funds. Unconditional approval is subject to an extensive credit evaluation and any offer that you might receive could have different terms.
The application process
Do I have the right to receive funds?
You can apply for an business loan if you:
- are a New Zealand Citizen (or Permanent Resident)
- are at least 18 years old, own a New Zealand company (with a valid NZBN/IRD)
- you must prove at least 6 months’ worth of transactions (for the unsecured loan $5K – $100K) or 3 years of continuous trading (for the Larger Business Loan $100K - $500K)
How do I apply?
The application process is simple and easy. Complete the online form within a couple minutes, and an experienced company expert in lending will be in touch to help you.
For a loan of up to $100,000, you’ll require proof of identity (valid Driver’s License) as well as an active NZBN/IRD, and at least 6 months’ worth of bank statements.
In addition, for larger loan sizes, you’ll require:
$100K – $250K: Application requirements, including credit consent, 6-12 months of bank statements, IRD statement (if credit is over $150K).
$250K to $500K: Information on the application including credit consent, 12 months bank statement, an IRD statements Last 2 years’ finalised financial statements, as well as interim financials for the current financial year, Aged Payables and Aged Receivables reports.
How fast will I get a decision?
For an unsecured loan ($5K up to $100,000) we can often offer an answer within an hour, provided you apply during standard business times and allow us to make use of the advanced bank verification system to immediately verify your bank account information online. If you choose to upload copies of your banking statements , we’ll be able to provide a decision in as little as one business day.
For Larger Business Loans ($100K up to $500,000) we may be able to offer you with a conditional pre-approval in about six hours. After you’ve signed the pre-approval, the turnaround time is between 2 and 3 days for the final approval, however this may be quicker depending on the circumstances of each application. Certain agreements have been approved within less than 24 hours.
The quickest method can be make sure you apply during normal business hours. You can also let us use the advance bank verification to verify your bank account information online. If you choose to upload documents from your account accounts, it will take a little longer.
How soon will I receive the money?
For the Small Business Loan ($5K or more) we can often offer a response in one hour – provided you submit your request within normal business times and you allow us to use the advanced bank verification system to immediately verify your bank account information online. If you choose to upload copies of your bank statements, we’ll be able to offer a decision in just 1 business day.
If you are applying for Larger Business Loans ($100K or more) We may be capable of provide the conditional pre-approval in around 6 hours. After you’ve signed the pre-approval form, it will take around 2-3 days for final approval, however this could be shorter based on the circumstances of each application. Some offers have been approved within less than 24 hours.
The most effective method is to ensure you apply during standard business hours and permit us to use the advanced bank verification system to instantly verify your bank account information online. If you opt to upload the copies of bank accounts, it will take a little longer.
How much can I borrow?
We provide the loan amount between $5,000 and $500,000. When you submit an application for a specific amount we look at a variety of aspects for determining what is the health of your company as well as the amount of repayments your company can support. The total amount of your loan will depend on the specific circumstances the company.
When you apply for a particular amount, we take into consideration a variety of elements to determine how much we can lend you such as well-being of the company and the level of repayments that your business can afford. The amount you receive from your loan will be contingent on the particular circumstances for your business.
Fees & repayments
How much do you charge for an business loan?
When you make an application for our company loan, we’ll assess the risk assessment the company and provide you with a customised proposal that includes the amount of the loan, the duration and interest rates. This company loan is an upfront-priced loan and you’ll know in advance the total amount payable including any interest rates, fees or charges.
What determines the rate that I’m charged?
The interest rates on company loans rates depend on a variety of factors including the amount borrowed, what business assets the funds are used to purchase as well as the field the business is operating in, how long the business has been operating, how long the business has sufficient cash flow to cover the loan, and also the general health or creditworthiness of the company.
What are the charges?
There are no hidden costs with our company loans. You’ll be aware of the amount 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 extra fees (as as long as you pay your payments punctually).
We don’t charge an Application Fee. You are able to apply for a loan with with no upfront cost or obligation to proceed.
The Origination Fee covers the costs associated in establishing and managing the loan. This is only a cost if you take out the loan. Our Origination Fee is 2.5 percentage of the amount of loan.
Do I have the option of paying off the loan in advance?
You can choose to repay all of your loan in full at any time.
If you decide to pursue this option, please call our helpful company lending specialists. They’ll offer you with repayment details as well as an early payout amount. It will be calculated using the total of the principal balance and the accrued interest up to the time of early payout plus 1.5% of the remaining principal and any fees that remain unpaid.
What is the process for repayments?
To help you avoid missing repayments and to fit in with your cash flow routine, we offer repayments that are either weekly or daily. These are automatically withdrawn from your designated business account.
Security & privacy
Will my information be secure?
Protecting your information, and being clear about the ways we gather data, process, exchange and protect your information, is of paramount importance and a vital element of our relationship with you.
Is it safe to link my bank account to the platform?
Yes. We utilise industry-recognised encryption standards to secure your sensitive, personal and financial data and our funders are ISO 27001 certified for our commitment to security for our clients and privacy. We make use of an advanced banking verification system to instantly verify the bank account details online to provide an immediate response.
About business loans
What’s an asset-based borrow (a secured loan)?
The term “asset-based” refers to borrowing where a business owner makes use of an asset they own to get a loan. The asset could be a personal asset like the family home, or it could be a business asset such as a vehicle as well as a piece of machine.
The vast majority of banks, not just the largest banks, are inclined to guarantee loans against an asset. If you’re having trouble paying back the loan then your asset may be offered for sale by the lender. In essence it’s a way of securing additional financing using the value of what you already own.
Should I require security to get a company loan?
For loans that exceed $150K, there is no requirement for asset security before you are able to access the money However, we require a personal guarantee. require the personal guarantee. In the event that you fulfill your loan commitments (as detailed in your loan contract) the security of assets is not required. For loans over $150,000 generally, there is the option of a personal ensure and security in the form of the charge of assets.