Business Debtline provides free advice and resources to help people deal with their business finances and business debts.
Business Debtline is run by national charity the Money Advice Trust, Business Debtline offers practical self-help – empowering people to speak to creditors directly, and put solutions in place to resolve their business finance and debt problems.
In 2015, Business Debtline helped more than 50,000 people. After speaking to us, 83% of callers said they are more in control of their finances.
Business Debtline is the only free debt advice service for small businesses and the self-employed.
Businessdebtline.org contains guides, fact sheets and sample letters, as well as a business and household budget tool.
"Debt is a horrible situation to be in, so having a non-judgemental service was fantastic."
Caller feedback 2016
Business Debtline gives advice on important business debts such as tax and business rates and support if creditors take court action. Business Debtline helps people look at their business finances and decide the next steps to take. For example, they can advise on how best to recover debts from other people or how to close their business if that’s the right thing. They also advise people on personal debts such as credit cards and bank loans and help people budget better.
Business Debtline is completely free, confidential and independent.