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For a successful business, you need a viable business idea, the skills to make it work and the funding. Discover whether your idea has what it takes.

Forming your business correctly is essential to ensure you are protected and you comply with the rules. Learn how to set up your business.

It is likely you will need funding to start your business unless you have your own money. Discover some of the main sources of start up funding.

Businesses and individuals must account for and pay various taxes. Understand your tax obligations and how to file, account and pay any taxes you owe.

Businesses are required to comply with a wide range of business laws. We introduce the main rules and regulations you must comply with.

Learn why business planning is an essential exercise if your business is to start and grow successfully, attract funding or target new markets.

Marketing matters. It drives sales and helps promote your brand and products. Discover how to market your business and reach your target customers.

Some businesses need a high street location whilst others can be run from home. Understand the key factors from cost to location, size to security.

Your employees can your biggest asset. They can also be your biggest challenge. We explain how to recruitment and manage staff successfully.

It is likely your business could not function without some form of IT. Learn how to specify, buy, maintain and secure your business IT.

Few businesses manage the leap from start up to high-growth business. Learn what it takes to scale up and take your business to the next level.

January 2020

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No matter how amazing your offering, if people don’t know about what you do, your business is doomed to fail. Some ideas for spreading the word.
Although you’re trading, that doesn’t mean you’ve fully exploited your market. Some areas you might be ignoring, and how to harness their potential.
Three golden rules to help tradespeople convert more leads and win more business
If you’re doing business in the UK but not a resident, it might still make sense to get a UK bank account to simplify your financial life. Here’s how.
Blogging has become a legitimate career path, with people all over the world making a living from their site. Some tips on making it work for you.
Up to 30% of employees will experience a mental health problem in any one year. Workplace measures can help identify and reduce mental health issues.
The popularity of coworking spaces is undeniable but they're not without their pitfalls. Todor Madzharov of MEAVO shares six coworking considerations.
If you haven’t submitted a self assessment before, it can be a tricky experience - and you’ll need to allow more time than you think. Three pro tips.
Are you one of those who leaves their online tax return till the very last possible moment? Save yourself the stress this year with these simple tips.

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