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...
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
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.
How can I simplify VAT in my business (and save myself money) Special VAT accounting schemes have been available for several years but are still underused. Designed to make compliance easier, there are several schemes available. Here we look at one particularly suitable for small businesses, the Flat-rate VAT scheme (FRS).
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.
People are absolutely remarkable but are also cautious of failure. If something doesnt work, dont give up, just try a different way and maybe even seek some assistance. There is no harm in trying! Payright Payroll Ltd (03-09-14)
Free help is out there
Attend local free networking events and meet like minded business people who are willing to help you along your way. Build your professional contact list so you always know who to contact for any eventuality. Liam Dent (03-09-14)
Working Tax Credits
Most small businesses take a while to get established. If your household income has dropped you may be entitled to Working Tax Credits (WTC). WTC is paid to the self employed as well as the employed. To claim WTC ring the Tax credit Office on 0345 300 3900. Ashey Associates (03-09-14)
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
We are a small friendly team and always
welcome enquiries from anyone who is thinking who is planning to start a business
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