Start Your Own Business in Surrey 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.
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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.
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This free 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.
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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.
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.
We try to keep our eyes open for useful and interesting news stories and useful resources which could help if you are starting up or running a small business. Hopefully, this will save you the time and trouble! The latest additions are...
The benefits of BNI membership are many, varied and, most importantly, proven to help build any kind of business. Networking has never been more powerful. As soon as you join BNI, you’ll effectively receive an instant ‘marketing’ team – a group of local business people who will start searching out new customers for you.
Business Options are a specialist Franchising and Business Expansion consultancy, that combines hands-on experience with established business practices, to provide tailored, practical, realistic advice and support in the fields of Franchising, Licensing, Distributorships, Agencies and other forms of Business Expansion. 01420 550890
Connect Surrey, are passionate about networking… it is the easiest, most effective way to find new business! Regular fortnightly and monthly meetings held.
Established over 30 years ago Enterprise First provides free impartial advice, information and support to start-up, new and existing businesses. Small business owners or those thinking about starting a new business can access a range of free support from confidential one to one sessions with our experienced business advisors to our informal workshop programme. 01252 319272
Enterprise First provide advice and support to some 3,000 south-east based clients each year considering starting a business or running an existing small enterprise. We also offer accommodation on "easy-in - easy-out" terms in four Enterprise Centres. 01252 319272
Enterprise M3 Growth Hub
Aimed at businesses looking to succeed in the Enterprise M3 area, the Enterprise M3 Growth Hub is an expert advice and resource network which helps businesses achieve results quickly through a free personal, tailored service focused on Growth. You can find forthcoming events on their comprehensive website.
FSB Surrey & West Sussex
FSB Surrey & West Sussex is the local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). It was formed in 1974 as the National Federation of Self Employed and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses locally and nationally. They offer a great package tailored to your needs if you are thinking about starting a business in the area. Contact: Ray Abrahams Development Manager Ray.Abrahams@fsb.org.uk Contact via website or e-mail.
Let's Do Business Group
The Let's Do Business Group is the leading provider of high quality, impartial business advice, training, access to finance and business events in the South East and a delivery partner for the Start Up Loans scheme throughout the South of England. 01424 205 500
The S100 Club is a unique Angel Investment Network, showcasing the best innovative high-growth propositions. It is a not-for-profit club with a focus on creating a strong and connected network of investors and presenting them with the best investment propositions from across the UK.
The short and sweet of it: she.space is a seriously impressive knowledge network of talented and influential women in Surrey. That’s not a pat on our own backs – these legends speak for themselves, we just sing their praises.
Surrey Chamber of Commerce
Are you thinking of starting a business or have you just started one and need advice? Setting up a business is an exciting and inspirational opportunity but it can also prove to be challenging especially on your own. Surrey Chambers of Commerce are pleased to be able to bring you our Start Up Business Advice Service to help you on your journey to success. We connect over 5,000 business people every year, providing a range of high quality services to help you grow your business, increase your contacts and obtain the right kind of support.
Surrey Chambers of Commerce
Surrey Chambers of Commerce is the county's largest independent not for profit business support and networking organisation. Representing the interests of 1500 businesses (55,000 employees). All of our services and products are directed by the business community for the business community. Address: 14 A Monument Way East, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5LY 01483 735540
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