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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.

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

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A white label business is a fairly simple concept, and there are many potential benefits to be gained from it. Here are six you should consider.
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.
No matter what industry you’re in, the business landscape is a volatile one. The key areas to concentrate on for success in the coming year.
The Donut Blogs have shared many great tips and nuggets of small business advice. We share ten things you could have learned from the blogs in 2019.
It’s exciting to strike out on your own - but not always easy. Before handing in your notice, makes sure you‘ve considered these three implications.
Do you know your employment status and what do you need to do if you have earnings from self-employment? Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax talks us through.
Just because work goes quiet over the summer months, there's still plenty of jobs to do. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax shares some admin you can tackle.
No matter what you sell online, getting customers to come to you is key. How to work smarter, not harder, when promoting your ecommerce store.
In these uncertain times, buying a business with a proven track record could be a safe route to success. How to know you’re making the right choice.
While some British businesses may feel their potential is being inhibited by Brexit, others may end up benefiting. Is now the right time to start up?
Although businesses are becoming more aware of workplace wellness, mental ill-health issues are on the rise. How to support your employees.
After this year's Small Business Saturday, we look at why supporting and celebrating the UK's independent businesses is good for everyone.
Becoming a franchisee means you can buy into a brand that's established and proven to be successful. The perks and drawbacks of franchising.
Strong competition, fear of the unknown and poor digital literacy holds back many potential entrepreneurs. Don't worry - start with these simple tips.
Learn from those entrepreneurs who've been there and done it. Gemma Went shares five essential pieces of business advice to help your start-up soar.

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