Start Up Pack

FREE Start Up Pack

  • Key facts, legal and tax considerations
  • Simple to follow step-by-step guide and checklist
  • Business plan, cashflow, marketing templates
  • Factsheets and start-up map
  • Contents of our Start Your Own Business CD-Rom

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Watford Local Start-Up Information

Watford Local Start-Up Information & Contacts

If you are starting a 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. It also highlights the local firms and organisations who are happy to give you friendly advice and provide the services that you may need.

Local Advice & Support

Local Start-Up Factsheet

New Book - Start Your Own Business in Hertfordshire

Our new 'How to Start Your Own Business' book should be of great interest if you are starting a new business or can help anyone who is thinking of doing so.

Printed copies of this 180 page book will be available soon. A digital copy will also be accessible for immediate download from this site.

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Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Business

Do You Need Funding For Your Business?

The world of business funding has changed dramatically over the past few years.

The availability of new alternative sources of finance is great news for anyone thinking about starting a business.We would love to help you directly if you need to borrow up to £25,000. We have also created a free factsheet to explain the various options which are now open to you.

Free Funding Factsheet

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.

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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.

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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...

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....

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!...


Tri-Business UK

Tri Business offers practical start-up and business advice. Helping you make your business be sustainable, grow and...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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...

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...


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....

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