Start Your Own Business in Kettering

If you are starting a business in Kettering, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Kettering contains free resources and information that will help you get your new venture off the ground.

It also highlights local organisations who are happy to offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

The sad truth is that far too many start-up businesses fail in the early stages. The good news is that this really does not have to be the case. Our genuine aim is to increase your chances of success by sharing the tried and tested methods that have proved to work for other new businesses over the years.

Almost everything that you will find on the site is free or very low cost and includes our free start-up pack, a series of factsheets which cover all of the key considerations, relevant templates, links to other useful resources across the world and our own series of Start Your Own Business books.

Free Local Resources

Local resources and contacts sorted by classification

Here you will find a collection of FREE resources defined by topic as well as the contact details for many local businesses and organisations who are keen to help you.

Accountancy & Tax | Bookkeeping | Business Advice | Business Funding | Business Grants | Business Networking | Business Opportunities | Commercial Law | Communications | Design & Branding | Education & Training | HR & Staff | Insurance | I.T. | Marketing | Mentoring | Office Services | Online Marketing | Photography | Print | Property & Working from Home | Web Design

Start Your Own Business Book

Start Your Own Business In 2017
Start Your Own Business In 2017

This 150 page book is packed with start-up information and contact details designed to help you start your business successfully.

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.

Starting a business is easy but keeping it going and making a profit is a completely different proposition. The good news is that there are tried and tested 'rules' which have consistently proved to work.

As the old addage says 'you don't know what you don't know'!

Find out more...

FREE Start-Up Pack

Our FREE start-up pack contains everything that you need to get you started.

It is a common trait amongst entrepreneurs to just want to 'get on with it'.However, if you want to maximise your chances of success, it is worth putting in time and effort before you start to ensure that you have set-up correctly.

  1. Start-up checklist
  2. Step-by-step guide
  3. Business plan template
  4. Personal budget planner
  5. Cashflow forecast template
  6. Marketing plan template
  7. Guide to business networking
  8. Start-up map
  9. Web & SEO Checklist
  10. Start-up map

Download Pack

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.

Recommended Local Partners

We are extremely grateful to our recommended local partners, without whom this site would not exist. They have been good enough to support us and are equally as keen to help you too. Where appropriate, please do make the most of the services that they provide (and say that you found them here!).


DNG Dove Naish
Dng Dove Naish
DNG Dove Naish Chartered Accountants and business advisers. We are here to help - to understand your needs, to listen to your concerns and then to provide services which fit your particular circumstances. We've been advising businesses and individuals on their financial affairs for the last 50 years so we're good at what we do and we know what we're talking about.

Kris's Computers
Kris's Computers
We offer the following services:

Full training and advice on any software packages
Hardware support & maintenance
Software support
Home visits or remote support
Full training and advice on any hardware
Able to offer friendly and professional advice and support
Data Recovery
Creating Databases
Website Design

No Fix, No Fee

No call out charge

Collection/Delivery Service available

Kettering Business Network
Kettering Business Network
We are a not for profit business network for start up and SME businesses in Kettering, Desborough and surrounding villages.

Our network is free to join.

Simon Cox Marketing Solutions Limited
Simon Cox Marketing Solutions Limited
I work with companies, clubs and charities to help raise awareness of their brands through marketing, promotional products, branded clothing, print and social media.

I hold business owners hands to help them develop a better business.

If you can help local start-ups and small business owners in Kettering, we would be delighted to help you reach them. Add Free Listing

Start Up Funding

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