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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.

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.

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Making a few relatively simple changes in your workplace could significantly reduce your energy bills. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Company vehicles are a must-have for many firms - but choosing the right ones can be difficult. What to consider, from capacity to running costs.
You won’t get very far if your new venture runs out of cash. Ensuring your business manages cashflow effectively and is prepared for unexpected costs.
It’s vital to maintain a level of working capital that enables you to push through crunch times and continue to operate. What you need to know.
There are many benefits to leasing business vehicles instead of buying them. What you need to look out for when you choose your leasing deal.
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.
There may be more funding options out there these days - but it can still be challenging to get a business loan. What to do if you get turned down.
You don’t have to get a business bank account when you start up - but the features on offer could make it worthwhile. Choosing the best provider.
The average office computer has more than £200 of unnecessary software installed on it. Five free solutions that could do the job just as well.
Applying for a small business loan can be tricky - and success is never guaranteed. Read these tips to increase your chances of getting approved.
Getting to grips with car finance needn't be difficult. Ask yourself these questions to narrow down your options and find the right choice for you.
If your own savings are insufficient to fund your business start up, consider these sources of external funding
Business travel is an inevitable part of business from client and supplier meetings to searching for premises. These tips will help keep costs down.
Invoicing is one major area you need to get right in any business - and managing it manually can be tricky. The benefits of an automated solution.
Reducing how much you pay for corporate credit and international money transfers could save your business a fortune. How to be financially savvy.

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