Start a Business in Ampthill
If you run a business in Ampthill or if you are thinking of starting a new business in Ampthill we hope that you will find this site both interesting and useful.
It has been designed to help you find local firms and business support organisations who will be happy to give you friendly advice as well as provide the services that you may need.
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Start Your Own Business in Bedfordshire
They each contain useful contacts as well as an easy to follow snapshot of all the key subjects.
We are constantly searching for interesting or useful stories that might appeal to small business owners and new business start-ups. Some of the latest additions are listed below or see all news articles
FREE - 'So you're thinking of starting a new business?'
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The 10 PR Disasters All Startups Need To Avoid
We are all keen to make sure that our business is known by as many potential customers as possible and PR (public relations) can certainly help with this... if undertaken correctly! This article lists some ideas to avoid if you want to make the right impression.
Tips for Starting a Business
Some good suggestions from SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping SMBs get off the ground in the United States. The tips are valid wherever you are in the world!
Money is Not One of the Top Three Reasons Entrepreneurs Start Their Business
Why do you want to start a business. According to this report by the E-Myth group - money does not rank in the top three most common motivators.
Is setting up a business like dating?
This article on the Business 2 Community site takes a slightly different look at the challenges presented by starting and running a business. Whether this helps with your business or your love life, I am not sure, but it is worth a read.
Although there are plenty of online business directories, it can sometimes be quite difficult to find LOCAL companies who are genuinely keen to support you. For example if you are based in Ampthill , it makes sense to use an accountant, web designer or printer based in Ampthill who is prepared to help small businesses or new business start ups.
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Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Business
In addition to these local pages, we have also compiled a library of information covering all of the key issues that you have to consider when you start a business. This includes articles, downloads and links to the best resources that are available for new business start ups.
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Ampthill Business Start-Up Contacts
If you offer a product or service that can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Ampthill area, we would love to hear from you. (Add Your Link)
| Bedfordshire Green Business Network
The GBN membership represents business, industrial and commercial organisations of all types and sizes in Bedfordshire and surrounding counties. Works with its members to improve their business and environmental performance by adopting best practice.
http://www.gbn-bedfordshire.org.uk | 01234 241411
| Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity
Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC) is the leading community development agency working across Bedfordshire, with a proven track record over more than 50 years.
http://www.bedsrcc.org.uk | 01234 838 771
| Bedfordshire Trading Standards Service
Trading Standards & Registration Services, Central Bedfordshire Council, Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Sherfford, Beds SG17 5TQ
http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk | 0300 300 8064
| Chamber of Commerce for Bedfordshire and Luton
The Chamber is the accredited Chamber of Commerce for Bedfordshire and Luton providing support and opportunities to the business community. We represent the interests and promote the competitiveness and growth of businesses by offering a range of services and benefits to our members. Membership to the Chamber opens up a wealth of free essential business information, advice and support.
http://www.chamber-business.com | 01582 522 448
| Develop EBP
Education Business Partnership (EBP) provides a quality innovation and brokerage service to employers, schools, colleges, communities and volunteers who need help, support, advice and guidance.
http://www.developebp.co.uk | 01525 408 080
| East of England Development Agency
EEDA supports over 100,000 businesses each year by providing high-quality support, information, advice and funding.
http://www.eeda.org.uk | 01223 713900
| Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has over 200,000 members across 33 regions. In addition, Member Services is committed to delivering a wide range of high quality, good value business services to members of the FSB. Regional organiser: PO Box 7426, Milton Keynes, MK19 6WN
http://www.fsb.org.uk | 01908 560 376
| Learning and Skills Council - Bedfordshire and Luton
The Learning and Skills Council exists to make England better skilled and more competitive. We have a single goal: to improve the skills of England???s young people and adults to ensure we have a workforce of world-class standard.
http://www.lsc.gov.uk | 0845 019 4160
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| Organisation for Responsible Businesses (ORB)
ORB is a business membership organisation for businesses that want to stand out from the crowd: for businesses that believe ethics and values are important; for businesses that consider people and the environment in their business decisions. Being a member of ORB, using the Responsible Business Member logo and having an entry in the Responsible Business Directory is a great way to market your business and is an asset to any qualifying business.
http://www.orbuk.org.uk | 01702 468387