Start Your Own Business in West-Yorkshire

Starting a business in West-Yorkshire
Starting a business in West-Yorkshire

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

Start Your Own Business in West-Yorkshire contains masses of free resources and the useful information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights local organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

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

Start-Up Steps

The sad truth is that far too many new businesses start-ups fail in the early stages and our aim is to try and make sure that you are not one of them.

To help with this, we have broken down the start-up process into simple steps which highlight the things that have worked for other start-ups and the pitfalls that you need to avoid.

You can see the full list of 'steps' at: How to Start a Business Step-by-Step

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Start Your Own Business in 2021

Start Your Own Business in 2021

Packed with information and contact details designed to help you start or grow your business successfully.

We have been running SYOB for over 15 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between success or failure.

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FREE Start-Up Guide

Packed with the information that you need to start or grow a business in West-Yorkshire.

Start Your Own Business in 2021
  1. Checklist - easy to follow step by step guide
  2. Local Support - where to find help and support
  3. Before you start - the reality of running a business
  4. Business planning - are you ready?
  5. Market research - is there a gap in the market?
  6. Business set-up - choosing the right structure
  7. Premises - work from home or premises?
  8. Finance & funding - your funding options
  9. Accountancy & tax - tax and VAT explained
  10. Business networking - tips and local groups
  11. Getting online - online marketing, social media
  12. Employing staff - how to find and recruit
  13. Law & insurance - the key considerations
  14. Business directory - useful contacts

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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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One-time registration required but this unlocks all of the free resources on the site.

FREE Start-Up Pack

Image of startup 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

West-Yorkshire Key Contacts

Useful Start-Up Resources

Here is a list of the key businesses and organisations who are keen to help you.

ITQ Digital is a UK-based Ecommerce development company with offices in Manchester, London, Bristol and Leeds with over 20 years experience in the industry. We have worked with over a 100 companies helping them understand, implement and connect and market their services successfully on the web. We specialise in developing Ecommerce websites across a broad range of SMEs on the following platforms: * Magento * WooCommerce * Shopify We also specialise in integrating your online store to SAP Business One, Microsoft Dynamics, or other ERP, CRM and accounting platforms (Xero/Quickbooks) with extensive knowledge and expertise across these technologies. We work with all our clients to assess and select the right ECommerce platform to ensure that this will meet their short term needs as well as being agile enough to accommodate their future goals online. To view some of our work please click here. We also work with a range of expert partners across Digital Marketing, Online Payments, Logistics & Delivery, UX & Conversion as well as Accounting and ERP/CRM to help you grow your business. We are a no-nonsense agency that value long term client relationships, provide honest advice and help our clients develop profitable eCommerce businesses. If this sounds like the kind of approach that resonates with you and your business, we'd love to hear from you.
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We are leading independent Chartered Certified Accountants based in West Yorkshire offering more than the usual range of accountancy services. We have a dynamic and commercially focused team with extensive experience ranging from worldwide, market leading businesses to individuals with personal wealth. We believe that our integrity and experience enable us to have a close and trusted relationship with our clients.
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