Start Your Own Business in Petworth

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

Start Your Own Business in Petworth contains masses of free resources and the useful information that will help you get your new venture off the ground. It also highlights local organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

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 - 2017

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'!

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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

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Contents:
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!).

Tipton Marketing
MARKETING | Tipton Marketing

Tipton Marketing & PR offers a fresh look at your marketing through inspirational ideas supported with solid expertise. Be it a full marketing strategy or a simple digital campaign I am able to work flexibly either alongside you or your marketing team providing bespoke consultancy support so you have an expert on hand as and when you need them. My aim is to absorb myself into your business and bring innovative ideas into your existing plans or create new, exciting ways of promoting your business but ultimately ensure that your results are targeted and achieve what you need. With excellent contacts throughout the business network I always ensure my clients are given 110% in everything we do and that together we achieve the outstanding results that every business requires in today's competitive marketplace, take a look at my client base and testimonials for reassurance! My work includes Marketing Strategy, Digital & Content Marketing, Public Relations, New Business Development, Training and Event Management. So, whether your business needs a full marketing & PR strategy put in place or just a little bit of marketing support every now and then, please do get in touch and let's see how we can work together to move your business forward.
Dowling Consultants
MENTORING | Dowling Consultants

Starting a new business, looking to expand and develop, or stuck in a rut? If that's you we can help. We will look at where you are, where you want to go and then guide you on a route to business success
Jules Halliday
TRAINING | Jules Halliday

I am an award winning trainer and writer specialising in career coaching and business development with a passion for helping people achieve their dreams whether that is securing their dream job, boosting confidence or simply finding a way to make more time to live a great life. I provide CV writing, recruitment services, training and development both for businesses and individuals. My main areas of expertise are business development, customer service, retail, sales, team leading and management. The skills and experience I have gained over the past 20 odd years has led me to write career articles, be a guest blogger on recruitment and business sites and I am the Author of CV Creator, Interview Questions & Answers and Interview Tips for Success, which are all available on Amazon, Lulu, Createspace and Kobo. I love inspiring people (and talking!), which is a good thing as I have spent many years as a Public Speaker and have been featured as a Presenter at industry conventions, corporate events and on TV and radio. To find out more about me and the services I provide, please visit my website or give me a call.
Stag Web Design
WEB DESIGN | Stag Web Design

Stag Web Design provides a unique, independent service for small businesses. We do not have sales people or fancy account managers, nor do we have many of the other expensive things that cost you more when it comes to web design. We specialise in being focused on small business and can create websites that make a great impression without the big price tag. Locally built and designed with love, from West Sussex.


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Petworth Local Contacts

Useful Start-Up Resources
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FSB - Special Start-Up Membership

The FSB Business Creation package has been specially designed for those looking to start up, or have recently started a small business. Tailored benefits will help you get your business off the ground and we’ll be with you each step of the way. Join today for £129.

Start Up Britain

StartUp Britain is a campaign by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. They offer inspiration, resources and guidance to help people start and grow their own business.
Start Up Funding

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