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

See full list of latest tips
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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Primary Image Ltd

Areas Covered: Essex

Primary Image is a web design agency, based near Southend-on-Sea, in Essex. We build websites for all types of businesses, from small start-up companies, to large national organisations. We specialise in working with WordPress websites too, offering both technical support and web hosting.

Samson House

Areas Covered: Basildon

Samson House is a large office space located in Basildon. With 24 units in the building, it provides an ideal space for business owners, who are establishing a new business or looking to downgrade. Samson House is a cost effective option to accommodate your business, where you can operate a majority of your work in. In addition, Samson House boasts unrivalled transportation links, which is perfect for tenants, visitors and deliveries. It is situated on the main A127 London bound carriageway and the building has direct access on and off the arterial road. In addition, Samson House is only 5 minutes away from the M25. The parking in our car park is free and can be accessed via the Laindon Road or the Hemmells. The building’s idyllic location means that transport to and from the building is perfect for accessing all areas around the Essex. Samson House offers a range of services that can be a vital assistance to your business. Our goal is to help your business, we can offer expert business advice or establish a virtual address, where you can receive your post and other business related items that you do not want directed to your home address.

Figures Accountancy Services

Areas Covered: Surrey

Figures Accountancy Services was established in October 1992 by husband and wife David Thewless FCPA and Mary Thewless FCPA. Its aim was to provide reasonably priced accountancy services predominately to sole traders and partnerships. The business and client base grew steadily as did the services offered. Figures Accountancy Services now provide services to small Limited Companies, Payroll Services and many related Tax and Accountancy services. Figures Accountancy Services currently have over 1,000 clients. They provide services to a range of clients, some with turnovers in excess of £3,000,000.

Insight Design

Areas Covered: Kent

At Insight, we're all about innovative ideas, great service and happy clients. Whether it’s graphic design, photography, or a new website, our aim is to work with you to ensure you get the results you need. Logo & identity / Branding / Brochures / Newsletters Flyers & leaflets / Posters / Stationery / Adverts / Signage Websites / SEO / Google analytics / Integrated social media Corporate imagery / Product & lifestyle photography / Staff portraits

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.

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.