Start a Business in Watford

Start a Business in Watford

FREE Start Up Pack

  • Key facts, legal and tax considerations
  • Comprehensive start-up checklist
  • Simple to follow step-by-step guide
  • Business plan, cashflow, marketing templates
  • Factsheets and start-up map
  • Contents of our Start Your Own Business CD-Rom
  • Completely free and available immediately
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We hope that this FREE local business start-up pack will help you plot your way to start-up success.

It is available for immediate download and contains: The key important dates, legal and HMRC requirements; a simple to follow step-by-step guide; relevant fact-sheets; business plan, cash flow forecast, personal survival budget and marketing plan templates; our own very popular start-up map; contents of our Start Your Own Business CD-Rom; and a Powerpoint presentation to accompany the business plan (perfect for education or business start-up workshops).

Watford Local Start-Up Information

Starting a business in Watford

If you are thinking of starting a new business in Watford, you have come to the right place! Start Your Own Business in Watford contains the information and resources that you need to get your new venture off the ground but also highlights the local firms and business support organisations who are happy to give you friendly advice and provide the services that you may need. You will also find pages dedicated to business funding, networking and mentoring.

FREE Book - Start Your Own Business in 2016

How to Start a Business in Start Your Own Business in 2016

Start Your Own Business in 2016 is a free 140 page book packed with the information and resources which we hope will help you start your business as smoothly as possible.

We have been running SYOB for over 10 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between start-up success or failure. This publication contains the best and most up to date of that information and includes: chapters dedicated to the key subjects; hints and tips supplied by people who have been there, seen it, and done it; useful contacts; links to the major start-up websites; and even some stories which we hope will make you smile. You can download the whole book immediately and it is completely FREE of charge. More details.

Local Start-Up Factsheet

Step-by-step guide

Starting a Business in Watford - Key facts, Local & National Contacts
This essential downloadable resource contains details of the businesses and organisations who can help you both locally and beyond. Created 'on the fly' with the latest information on the site it includes: the key facts relating to self-employment, forming a limited company, tax, National Insurance, VAT, statutory requirements,important dates, business support organisations, networking groups, and relevant local firms who are keen to help new businesses. Designed for immediate print or download to your computer for constant access.

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Local Partner

The Will Associates Ltd

The Will Associates Ltd

Over six years experience with a Will and Trust company dealing with Personal and Business Legal Matters.


- Wills
- Property Trusts
- Lasting Powers of Attorney - Asset trusts
- Pre-paid probate
- Pre-paid funeral plans.

Its not about the Money - its about the legacy you leave behind!

I would also be pleased to hear from Accountants with a view to advising their Corporate Client Bank on Professional legal needs with a view to fee sharing.

The Will Associates Ltd
T: 07973425951

Watford Business Start-Up Support

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 Watford, it makes sense to use an accountant, web designer or printer based in Watford who is prepared to help small businesses or new business start ups.

Watford Business Advice & Support | Watford Accountants | Banking & Finance | Commercial Property | Business Law | Business Opportunities | Communications | Education & Training | Watford Graphic Design | Watford Networking Clubs | Online Marketing | Printers | Sales & Marketing | Watford Utilities | Watford Web Design | Watford Business Directory

If you offer a product or service that can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Watford area, we would love to hear from you. (Add Your Link)

Free Listings

Accountancy - Avin Accountants
Avin Accountancy is chartered certified accountants and registered auditors with practical approach to solving the accounting and tax needs. We offer accounts, audit, tax, business advisory and support services to wide range of business and individuals. We at Avin Accountancy are committed to provide our client a timely, cost effective and value added services. ... | | 7877747928

Accountancy - Gee Kay Farrar Accountants & Business Advisors
At GKF, we take a personalised approach and place a high value on our relationship with each of our clients, whether private or commercial. Our aim is to respond to your needs effectively, with a professional service that is tailored to your requirements. Your accountants should be an intrinsic part of your business operation; people with whom you have a close and trusted working relationship and who know and understand your business. We believe in looking to the future whilst assisting you to ... | | 2084248024

Accountancy - GoldOne Chartered Accountants
You can expect friendly personal service and you can expect me to go the extra mile. GoldOne is a new generation of UK based online accountants with a 'one fee for all' pricing structure. My comprehensive service includes online accounting, paperless back office facility and all the usual year end accounting and tax services you would expect from a premier accountancy practise in the greater London area. ... | | 0844 567 25 18

Accountancy - Taxassist Accountants
We can save your time and money! Taxassist is the accountancy and tax service for small businesses and tax payers. It services Watford and the surrounding areas. All for a fixed fee and hassle free! We offer free initial consultations and fixed fee quotes. Call Now! ... | | 01923 226777

Advice - Tri-Business UK
Tri Business offers practical start-up and business advice. Helping you make your business be sustainable, grow and ... | | 01923 267161

Design - Architects Corporation Ltd
The Architects Corporation have over 30 years experience covering all elements of architecture. Based in Watford, they cover London and all major towns in Hertfordshire including St Albans and Hemel ... | | 01923 227734

Education - GKF Business School
Having the right skills is key to success in both business and life. At GKF we provide the finest training and support for businesses- and the people within them. Are you a mum looking to go back to work, a school leaver not going to university or someone thinking of a career change to increase your earnings? Whether you are someone who wants to train to become an accountant (traditionally the highest average salary and the highest employment rate of all professions), or perhaps you run a ... | | 2035977800

Marketing - Marketing in One Day
Marketing in One Day is a one-day workshop that helps sole traders and start-up businesses to build a marketing plan and to learn how to market their new business most effectively. It costs just ... | | 020 8681 1581

Networking - netLinked Watford
netLinked is a remarkable and successful new concept, it is the first UK business lead generation organisation combining face-to-face business networking with gaining expertise in how to exploit the business networking website LinkedIn. You will gain more business leads and connect with the right people that will make a positive financial difference to your business. This innovative new concept is set to be the catalyst to change the way UK businesses network and acquire business leads over the ... | | 07515 569493

Networking - The Athena Network
We aim to put like-minded women together who are passionate about growing and developing their business. Many of our members also benefit on a personal level from the support and inspiration they get from other members as well as from the organisation. Training and development of our members as well as their business is very important to Athena. To this end we provide numerous trainings and workshops. Some are designed to help ladies who are new to networking, whilst we also cater to the needs ... | | 07733 076775

Networking - Viva Business Networking
Viva Business Networking is not just another networking group. We have a knowledgeable team of dedicated event hosts who offer you a networking service. We are all passionate about networking and we understand the real value of it. We are enthusiastic and really enjoy uniting business owners and managers in a friendly and productive environment. We meet the real needs of business owners who wish to develop their business contacts and their business. Our company offers business networking ... | | 01442 382682

Networking - Wednesday Business
Morning meeting (7-9am) in a structured though non restrictive atmosphere where everyone has the opportunity to promote his/her business whilst enjoying a good breakfast. Non member, non training ... | | 7804038570

Office Services - Flaps Envelopes Ltd
Flaps Envelopes are a leading UK based company specialising in the design and printing of envelopes. Bespoke handmade envelopes to large oversize envelopes printing also we make specialist finished ... | | 0121 693 7377

Office Services - The JPM Group Cleaning and Support Services
The J.P.M. Group are providers of cleaning services for offices, factories, warehousing, retail premises, Health and Leisure clubs and public buildings. Support functions include window cleaning, carpet cleaning, washroom services and female hygiene ... | | 01923 204020

Print - Peak Envelopes
Peak Envelopes is widely recognised as the UK's No.1 supplier of Envelopes and associated Postal Packaging Solutions, with an extensive product range and flexible production capabilities including products such as Gussets, 4 color envelope printing, envelope printing services, overprinted envelopes & Folding to name just a few of the finishing ... | | 0333 7000 105

Print - Propulsion Print Services Ltd
Watford's Premier Print and Design Shop. Whether you are just starting your business or an establised company, we will have an offer to suit your budget. Fast turnarounds and competitive pricing makes us your first choice when choosing print and design ... | | 01923 245301

Property - Harry Charles
Established in 2002, Harry Charles Ltd offers superior experience and knowledge to ensure all aspects of renting and selling your home are managed to an exceptional level at highly competitive rates. ... | | 01923 731313

Property - Lettings Agents Watford
We have been established within the Watford area for the past 8 years & benefit from offering the power of a national brand with a personalised local lettingservice. Areas covered include Central, North & West Watford as well as Garston, Abbots Langley, Kings Langley, Croxley Green & Nascot Village. If you are interested in starting your very own Lettings agent then visit us at ... | | 01923 238833

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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Photo of Watford courtesy of Start Your Own Business under a Creative Commons Attribution licence.

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