Our Operating Principles

Our Operating Principles

The Association of Alternative Business Finance represents its members through its four operating principles.

  • Transparency
  • Responsibility
  • Fairness
  • Security

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Our Purpose

The association was established to increase the influence, knowledge and awareness of our members so that UK businessess have a choice of funding to suit their needs. 


Influence public policy and regulatory conditions to enable the sector to compete fairly and grow responsibly.


Ensure members deliver high standards of business conduct to promote confidence in the alternative finance sector.


Raise awareness and understanding of the benefits of alternative finance as a credible source of business funding.

Our Members

Our members are the lifeblood of the association. Each member provides alternative funding solutions to SMEs across the UK. You can find out more about the members of the AABF via our members page