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How to Start a Business in the United Kingdom

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If you are planning to start a business in the United Kingdom, you have come to the right place.

Start Your Own Business contains information and advice but, unlike other start-up sites, it also contains details of LOCAL organisations who can help you. The firms listed on each page have declared themselves to be 'new business friendly' and will welcome your enquiries.

Over the years, we have have collected useful information that has already helped thousands of new business start-ups and we hope that it will help you too...

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If you offer a product or service that can help anyone thinking of setting up on their own or running an existing small business, please do add your details to the site.

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Business AdviceLocal directories containing all the contacts that you will need to to help you start your business. We currently have separate local sites for England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Australia and New Zealand. Each of these is broken down by county, town and classification to make it easy to find LOCAL support.

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When To Leave Your Job To Start A Business - 8-Point Guide
How to transition from employee to entrepreneur is a hot topic for many workers who are buckling under the financial stress of stagnant wages and rising prices.

Adequate planning and preparation for leaving your job is the crux of the matter to successfully venture into entrepreneurship...

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Start Up Articles

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Does Your Start-up Pay Your Bills?
Clients are often surprised when I ask them this question. It is the last thing they've thought of. They have budgeted for a website, business cards and even stock, but have forgotten to plan for their living costs.

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Does Your Start-up Pay Your Bills?
Clients are often surprised when I ask them this question. It is the last thing they've thought of. They have budgeted for a website, business cards and even stock, but have forgotten to plan for their living costs.

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UK Start-Up Guides Local guides...

We have created a series of FREE downloadable local business start-up guides. Each one covers a different local authority area and contain a step-by-step guide to starting your business as well as a directory of organisations and relevant businesses who are keen to help you.

See: Local Start Up Guides

Latest Business Tips

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Is your email getting tou down? Are you drowning in them? Then set up mail rules which move non-urgent emails into a separate folder. That frees up your inbox for stuff you really need to prioritise.
Is your email getting tou down? Are you drowning in them? Then set up mail rules which move non-urgent emails into a separate folder. That frees up your inbox for stuff you really need to prioritise.
The Tech Lounge
(28-08-14)

You business impression
You only get on chance at a first impression. Ensure that you make the most of that chance. Most people opt for home made business stationery. This is the worst mistake that anybody in business can do. This gives the impression that the business hasn't done a professional service with there own business so what kind of service are they going to provide me?
Minuteman press Edgware
(28-08-14)

List Resources e-book
Would you like a list of resources that will help you to start up your business?

Download this free e-book here:-
http://bournelearning.co.uk/resources/

Bourne Learning
(27-08-14)

Public Liability Insurance
If you're running a business then it's always necessary to consider public liability insurance. For a great quote try Swinton Commercial. (Advert)

We are a small friendly team and always welcome enquiries from anyone who is thinking who is planning to start a business or from anyone who can offer help and support. Contact us.

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