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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.

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Welcome to the latest in our series of business advice blogs where we answer some of the most common questions that aspiring entrepreneurs ask.

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Two former Pets at Home employees from Bristol have set up their own holistic dog grooming service for anxious pets with help from BRAVE Enterprise.

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We are warning small businesses to be on their guard against so-called publication fraud after some of our start-up clients were targeted by criminals.

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Welcome to the latest in our series of business advice blogs where we answer some of the most common questions that aspiring entrepreneurs ask.

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BRAVE Enterprise is running a series of training workshops during September 2018 for those just starting in business and established firms looking to promote their goods and services.

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Whether you want to market your business on a shoestring or become more productive at work, BRAVE Enterprise is running a series of business training events during May to help you boost your bottom line.
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My friend has offered me the chance to start my own business selling beauty products. It's cheap to get started - should I go for it?

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Bristol businesses - could you volunteer your time and expertise to help an aspiring entrepreneur through the tricky start-up stage?

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