Start Your Own Business In The UK

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If you are starting a business in The UK, this site is full of FREE resources, useful information and local contacts to help you start and grow successfully.

Start Your Own Business (now over 12 years old) contains information and advice but, unlike other startup sites, it also contains details of LOCAL organisations who can help you. Search for your local area to find free business advice, business networking groups, funding and local grants.

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Over the years, we have amassed a large collection of articles which we believe you may find useful. The vast majority of these have been kindly supplied by experts in each relevant field.

Stress-Reducing Tips For Busy Professionals: How To Change Your Focus
Letting go of stress when you’re a busy professional is never easy. You probably already know how much stress and anxiety can affect you on a given day with so many people counting on you to help them with their needs.
A Basic Guide to Importing
Helpful tips and advice if you are thinking about importing. Full article and free downloadable factsheet (no registration required)
Basic Exporting Guide
Helpful tips and advice if you are thinking about exporting
Tips to Keep Your Business Healthy
A healthy business results in happy teams which means increased revenue and loyal customers. It is important to keep a financial and non-financial checks on your business to sustain growth. The following advice can help keep your business healthy.
Common Start-Up Mistakes... and how to avoid them
Business owners face challenges every day. Here is a quick checklist of the some of the most common traps that you need to avoid.

Start-Up Tip of the Day

Business Tips

Getting help is never a bad thing...

When you start a business its very encompassing and at times can overwhelm dont try and do it all and end up loosing that fire that made you start your business in the first place. Bring someone onboard who can help you with even the smallest of tasks and find a work life balance
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Find Local Help & Support

In addition to the information that applies to startups everywhere, we have also created LOCAL sections to help you find the help and support that is on your own doorstep. This includes, business advice, networking, funding & grants, accountancy, web design, and much more.

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If you offer a product or service which can help local startups and small business owners, we would be delighted to promote the fact (free of charge). Add Your Business

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Euroland IT Services

Areas Covered: Harrow,Stanmore

Euroland IT Services is a multivendor service provider offering onsite printer, photocopier, plotter & document scanner installation, repair, and service & maintenance contracts throughout UK, Scotland, Belfast, Dublin & Cork for same day and next business day response, either on ad-hoc or on contract basis on all makes and models.

M, Wasley Chapman & Co

Areas Covered: Middlesbrough

At M. Wasley Chapman & Co, we offer a comprehensive range of accountancy services including audits, tax returns, sage training, VAT returns, accounts and payroll. We love being able to assist each and every one of our clients, helping them grow their business and help shape their future success. Address : 7 Eggleston Court, Riverside Park, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS2 1RU

Rd Design

Areas Covered: Colchester,Colchester Borough,Essex,Basildon,Braintree

Rd Design is the creative design studio of Ryan Delaney Design Ltd, based in Colchester, Essex. Offering professional digital media and marketing services for businesses looking to stand out online, create an iconic brand and a memorable first impression. We've been turning ordinary into extraordinary for years, and now it's your turn to benefit from stunning design & online marketing.

We Make Magazines

Areas Covered: Devon,Torquay,Teignmouth,Totnes,Exeter

We Make Websites. Devon-based web design and development. Creative web design from our studio near Newton Abbot and Torquay. Thrive online with a mobile-friendly, secure and bespoke website. The Devon web design company to have at your side

McMillan Rose & Co - Chartered Certified Accountants

Areas Covered: Essex

We are a qualified firm of accountants that are friendly, approachable, will deal with your queries quickly and at a reasonable price. Clients choose our firm over others as this is the level of service they receive. Check out our reviews. Changing Accountants always seems daunting so why not meet us first, without any pressure over a cup of tea or coffee, and then have time to yourself to decide if we are the right firm for you. You need to be able to rely on a firm you can trust and will get the job done within time constraints, that's where McMillan Rose are strongest as a firm of qualified Chartered Certified Accountants. If it's advice on tax planning, including H M Revenue and Customs investigations, audit, limited company formation as well as bookkeeping, accounts, landlords rental statements, VAT and payroll services then McMillan Rose can provide those services and more. We have many clients in various different types of sectors, including: * contruction and building * solicitors and barristers * travel agents * technology * haulage * service industry * landlords * and, much more. Through giving the right advice when needed our clients have the confidence to expand their businesses when the time is right for them. Serious about your business? Then telephone us on 01245 326280 for a FREE meeting and parking to discuss how to increase your potential.

We are a small friendly team and always welcome enquiries from anyone who is thinking who is planning to start a business or from anyone who can offer help and support. Contact us.