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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Latest Resources Added

Keep up to date with the most recent business thinking from around the world

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.

Intellectual Property Legal Advice For Businesses
What is Intellectual Property and why do you need to legally protect it?
How to Use Pay-Per-Click to Help Grow Your Startup
A very useful introduction to pay-per-click advertising. This is ideal if you are keen to quietly find out more without being exposed to a pushy sales pitch.
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.

Start-Up Tip of the Day

Be positive

Remain positive, it can be hard at times being in business yourself but believe in yourself and your skills.
(06-09-18)

See full list of latest tips

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Clear House Accountants are Business Accountants in London. We offer a range of services to keep your business on track from strategic planning to constant business valuation & business health checks. Our services are designed to provide you with valuable business insights for key decision making and undertaking value-added business growth initiatives.
Citizens Advice can provide you with the information and advice you need for the challenges you face. Our advice and information is free, confidential, independent and impartial and includes topics as wide ranging as employment law, benefits, housing, debt, consumer rights, discrimination, family & personal, and immigration & nationality.
Three Centres across Cornwall aimed at inspiring dynamic people to grow and build innovative enterprises leading to business success.
Unlocking Potential offers funded support for both established and start-up businesses as well as for individuals looking for their next career opportunity. Funding is provided by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF).
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Programme is the European economic regeneration programme for the region. Running until 2020, it will contribute to the EU ambition to deliver smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

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