"You don't know, what you don't know" is a great saying and so applicable to starting a business. There are so many considerations in the early stages that taking advice from an experienced business adviser will dramatically increase your chances of success.
See list of local business support organisations below.
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An easy to read, step-by-step guide to setting up your own business. Each step is explained briefly and in plain English.Download
"You don't know what you don't know!" Make sure that you don't miss anything by plotting your progress with this 125+ point checklist.Download
This very popular infographic provides a colourful visual walk through the start-up process and used to occupy the centre pages of our Start-Up newspapers.Download
We have created a CD based upon the start-up map. You can now download and enjoy the whole of this unique interactive experience.Download
If you run your own business in Yorkshire and would like to learn more about business planning and how business support organisations can help you, we have compiled a library of useful resources and frequently asked questions which we hope that you will find both interesting and useful.
Airedale Enterprise Services
Affectionately known as the Small Business Support Centre, cover the Aire Valley and surrounding areas. We offer a range of free services aimed at promoting enterprise and helping businesses, and have done so for over 20 years. 01535 607 775
Yorkshire Coast Enterprise Limited
a non-profit making organisation dedicated to the growth and posperity of local business. Our function is to help local business start and existing business grow and prosper. If you are sttarting in Business - contact us for a free, impartial and confidential chat. Topics that may be covered: raising finance, grants, taxation, NI Contributions, Business Plans, cash-flow, book-keeping, VAT, renting property etc. 01723 588063