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Start Your Own Business in Hemel Hempstead

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Start Your Own Business in Hemel Hempstead

If you are thinking about starting a business in Hemel Hempstead or would like to grow your existing business, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Hemel Hempstead contains resources and the information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

We have been helping start-ups and existing business owners in Hemel Hempstead since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.

Starting a business in Hemel Hempstead

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There is plenty of help locally but where can it be found? We would love to point you in the right direction.

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Key Contacts in Hemel Hempstead

'You don't know what you don't know' is a phrase that is so applicable to starting a new business. Hemel Hempstead is a great place for start-ups but your chances of success are dramatically improved if you make the most of the support that is available locally. Click on logos to visit their websites.

Advice

Wenta
Wenta is a social enterprise that provides a one-stop-shop for business support. We can help you with everything from start-up advice, mentoring and training to workspace, meeting rooms and virtual offices. We’re based in: Hertfordshire and the south east midlands with business centres in Enfield, Potters Bar, Stevenage and Watford
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Property

STANTA Business Centre
Only need a small office? Want short-term space? STANTA Business Centre is the answer…. Office space to rent in the STANTA Business Centre is charged as an all-inclusive monthly fee (that also covers gas, electricity and business rates) with only one month’s fee charged as a deposit. And renting offices from STANTA has a number of additional benefits: - easy in, easy out office space with no long term lease commitment - easy access to the M1, M25 and A1 - free membership of St Albans Chamber of Commerce for the first year - a large Board Room with Wi-Fi to use (as well as a smaller meeting room) and free onsite business advice - toilets with showers on each level & disabled access (via lift) and unallocated free parking for bikes and cars - no maintenance charges & CCTV security and alarms - high-speed broadband access - suites available from 50 sq ft to 900sq ft (suitable for 1 to 14 people) But perhaps the most unique feature of taking office space at STANTA is the business community within STANTA Business Centre: a mixture of long-standing licencees and newcomers, every STANTA business looks out for the other tenants, taking in parcels, borrowing or lending the proverbial cup of sugar (or milk), passing on local news of interest and of course doing business with each other! If you would like to be part of this thriving community, please click here to see the current availability or call us on 01727 837760.
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Accountancy

Ricson Accountancy Services
We are a small family run business who are specialists in dealing with sole traders and small limited companies. We are a forward thinking company with cloud based solutions to give you up to date access to your company information. We want to work with you to free up your time to build your business and spend time with family & friends
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HR

eRecruitSmart
We are disrupting the recruitment space and partnering with UK companies who value their employees and understand the importance of hiring the right people to grow their businesses. eRecruitSmart provides job advertising and recruitment software and are one of the UKs leading online recruiters with access to over 12 million candidates. For maximum exposure, vacancies are published on a huge network of high traffic job boards. We work with all sectors of business and industry and are proud to be the only holder of the ISO 9001:2015 standard in the flat fee recruitment industry. As an ISO 9001:2015 accredited company, our communications with both candidates and clients are documented and audited, so you can be assured of receiving the highest standards in customer care with a commitment to transparency. To have a well-run, profitable business you must get the right people in place. This is done by having the biggest and best reach of applicants to fill your roles. And here at eRecruitSmart we work with you to achieve that objective. We will add value to your business by helping you to recruit the smart way.
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Office Services

Enterprise Hertfordshire
Need start up advice, help with your business plan, funding, sales or marketing. Overwhelmed with everyday administrative tasks. Reluctant to take on staff for budgetary reasons. Wish you had more time to focus on developing your business. We provide administrative support and consultancy services for charities, SMEs, social enterprises, sole traders and start-ups on an ad hoc basis at affordable prices. Please contact us for a quote. Our services include: Book keeping Data entry Word processing Invoicing and payment collection Website build and updates Startup advice Business plans and projections Help securing funding Business development Market research and surveys On and offline marketing Branding and PR HR solutions Operational reviews Strategic consulting
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Online Marketing

Choice Digital
RESULTS-DRIVEN SEO AND WEBSITE CONVERSION SOLUTIONS FOR HIGH END SERVICE PROVIDERS The team at Choice Digital combine over 10 years of expertise in delivering SEO and website marketing solutions with one goal: to help you win more clients online. FREE AUDIT If you think choice digital might be a good fit in helping you win more clients online – and if you qualify – we would first recommend you apply for a custom Website Audit for your business, free of charge. That way, we can then have a valuable conversation about how well your website is currently optimised for the search engines, and you will also receive advice on immediate and actionable steps to effectively gain and convert more high-value enquiries. If we mutually agree that your business can benefit from our SEO and website conversion solutions, we will then put together a personalized proposal complete with price and expectations.
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Law

Simmonds Austin Ryder Solicitors
Established in 1954, Simmonds Austin Ryder Solicitors is a team of solicitors with years of experience providing legal expertise to businesses and individuals. With dedicated specialists covering areas ranging from real estate and dispute resolution to private client services, the team can help with a wide range of issues. If you would like to learn more about what this law firm could do for you, visit the website today.
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Networking

Mums UnLtd
Mums UnLtd provides networking and business support for Mums and Dads in business. We run 10 monthly events across Herts, Beds and Middx with no membership to pay. We provide information and support on running your own business.
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Networking

Viva Networking
Viva Business Networking is not just another networking group. Now in our third year we have established a strong network of companies, created an ethos of support and spirit of generosity. We are a mixed networking company with no professional lock-out. We are a networking service and help you get the business you need.
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Web design

Advert2Do
24-7 website has been designing: WWW pages, online stores, creating applications which facilitate the maintenance of websites It has been created by a team with years of experience in various branches of IT industry. The websites we create includes a diverse and wide-range of topics tailored to the needs of customers of all specialties.
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Advice

Hertfordshire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership)
It is our guiding principle to grow Hertfordshire smartly as a perfect place to live, work and do business and we bring together key partners from local business, academia, the third and public sectors to achieve this.Our ambition is to secure Hertfordshires place as a world-leading economy - one of the top three in the country outside London - by securing future revenue streams and the successful delivery of projects identified in our Strategic Economic Plan, a long-term blueprint for smart economic growth in the county.
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Networking

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce
Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce provides first-class business support to companies of all shapes and sizes, through a range of membership benefits and networking opportunities. Address: Zenith Court,4 Bishops Square Business Park,Hatfield,Hertfordshire,AL10 9NE
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Advice

Jean Flower
Jean will engage with you through: Understanding your current mindset and challenges Empowering you back into the driving seat Designing your personal goals and objectives Planning and implementing change Monitoring progress. In engaging with you she will support you to: Identify limiting beliefs Gain Clarity Realign your focus and intentions Improve personal and business performance Provide tools and resources Offer Peer to Peer support Extend network and contacts. Provide practical support. This will all lead you towards building Emotional Resilience in both your Personal Life and Business. Jean covers the Home Counties and offers Skype telephone sessions.
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Advice

Andrew Ludlam
Offering business advice and support across Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire Business Advice is dedicated to helping local enterprises grow, develop and succeed.
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Start-up Steps

We have created a collection of start-up steps articles to help anyone with whatever stage they are on with their business journey. Hundreds of thousands of people have gone before you and we can learn from what they got right and avoid the things that have been proved not to work so well.

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