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Additional support for businesses outside Danske Bank

You may want to speak to someone else if you’re worried.

There are many external organisations who may be able to offer independent advice or support to you and your business.

Financial Support

  • Advice NI External link icon can offer free advice and information for small businesses, partnerships or sole traders on budgeting and business debt. They can also negotiate with creditors on your behalf
  • The nibusinessinfo support finder External link icon can help you find local publicly-funded and not-for-profit sources of help:

Mental Health:

  • The Money And Mental Health Policy Institute offer a Best Practice Checklist For Employers External link icon
  • Mental Health at work External link icon offers guidance for employers on how to create a culture of financial wellness at work.
  • Mind External link icon have guidance on managing stress and building resilience:
  • AWARE NI External link icon offers mental health support for people with depression and bipolar disorder and provides face to face and online support groups. You can get in touch at
  • The Samaritans offer support for anyone who’s struggling to cope and needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. Samaritans is not only for moments of crisis. Available to help 24/7 on Freephone 116 123.
  • Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair due to trauma, suicide, self-harm, abuse, depression and anxiety and need immediate help. Call 0808 808 8000 or 18001 088 808 800 (for deaf and hard of hearing Textphone users) available 24/7.


  • GamCare External link icon offers free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.
  • Dunlewey Addiction Services External link icon offers confidential assistance for anyone aged 18 and over affected by gambling in Northern Ireland.
  • Gamban External link icon blocks over 55,000 gambling websites and apps.
  • GAMSTOP External link icon stops you from using licensed gambling websites and apps, for as long as you like.


  • MoneyHelper External link icon offer helpful guidance for those who are self-employed including information on the benefits available, surviving on a variable income, managing debts, short and long term savings and pensions.
  • PayPlan External link icon offer self-employed debt help and have developed a series of debt guides focused on Bounce Back Loans, dealing with debt in different business types, debt solutions and more.

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