Start Your Own Business in Barnet

Starting a business in Barnet
Starting a business in Barnet

If you are thinking about starting a business in Barnet or would like to grow your exisiting business, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Barnet contains masses of free resources and the useful information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights local organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

Everything that you will find on the site is free or very low cost and includes our free start-up pack , a series of factsheets which cover all of the key considerations, relevant templates, links to other useful resources and our free downlodable 'Start & Grow Your Business' guide . We have been helping start-ups and exisiting business owners for the past 18 years and in Barnet since 2005.

Accordingly, we have amassed an enormous amount of relevant useful business information which we are happy to share with you free of charge.

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We hope that you find the site useful and wish you the very best of luck on your exciting journey. If you are unsure of where to start, we suggest that you get a feel for what is going on locally by having a look at the following pages:

If you offer services that could help local business owners, we would be happy to point them in your direction! Add your details (FREE!) here.

FREE Start-Up Pack

Our FREE start-up pack contains everything that you need to get you started.

It is a common trait amongst entrepreneurs to just want to 'get on with it'. However, if you want to maximise your chances of success, it is worth putting in time and effort before you start to ensure that you have set-up correctly.

  1. Start-up checklist
  2. Step-by-step guide
  3. Business plan template
  4. Personal budget planner
  5. Cashflow forecast template
  6. Marketing plan template
  7. Guide to business networking
  8. Start-up map
  9. Web & SEO Checklist
  10. Start-up map
Free start-up pack
One-time registration required but this unlocks all of the free resources on the site.


Start & Grow Your Business in London

Start & Grow Your Business in London

This free 140 page book is packed with information and contact details designed to help you start or grow your business successfully.

We have been running SYOB for over 10 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between success or failure.

Starting a business is easy but keeping it going and making a profit is a completely different proposition. The good news is that there are tried and tested 'rules' which have consistently proved to work.

As the old addage says 'you don't know what you don't know'!

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FREE 'Start & Grow Your Business' Book

This 2019 Edition is packed with the information that you need to start or grow a business in Barnet

Start & Grow Your Business in London
  1. Overview - easy to follow step by step guide
  2. Advice - where to find help and support
  3. Business planning - are you ready?
  4. Market research - is there a gap in the market?
  5. Business set-up - choosing the right structure
  6. Premises - work from home or premises?
  7. Finance & funding - your funding options
  8. Accountancy & tax - tax and VAT explained
  9. Business networking - tips and local groups
  10. Getting online - online marketing, social media
  11. Employing staff - how to find and recruit
  12. Law & insurance - the key considerations
  13. Common mistakes - and how to avoid them
  14. Business directory - useful contacts

You can download the whole of this 140 page book now free of charge. We are sure that you will find it both interesting and useful. The 2019 edition is packed with useful hints and tips, relevant, easy to read guides to all of the relevant subjects, real-life examples, and lots of contacts to enable you to get off to the best possible start.

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Start-Up Services

We are keen to see you succeed and can recommend the following...

Business Plan
If you have already prepared a business plan, but feel it needs a professional 'eye' to look over it before presenting it to a bank or investor, or you’re worried that it simply isn’t up to scratch, then we can help.
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A professional business mentor is an invaluable resource for businesses of all shapes and sizes, so stick with one and they will help you to grow from a start-up to an established business.
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Peter Gow
Discover how you can earn a lifelong income by helping people get an all together better deal on their Gas, Electricity, Landline, Broadband and Mobile services. People like you have changed their lives!
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Start-Up Loan
We have partnered with Transmit Start-Ups to deliver the Start Up Loans scheme to UK entrepreneurs. This is a government backed scheme, providing repayable loans and mentoring to individuals in the UK with a viable business idea but no access to finance.
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Exhibition items
Print My Tablecloth and Harberson Ltd supply a wide range of printed tablecloths, exhibition display stands, pop up displays, pull up roller banners, and a range of embroidered tablecloths and personalised promotional items. If you are new to exhibitions and trade shows, we can help you to find the right solution to help grow your business in the direction you want it to grow.
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Barnet Local Contacts

Useful Start-Up Resources

If you can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Barnet area, we would love to promote you here free of charge. (Add Your Business)

We are a medium size firm of solicitors based in North and Central London. We have a very good work ethic and we provide practical and legal advice on starting up new businesses. We can prepare legal documentation needed for the business, as well as shareholder, employment and consultancy agreements. If you wish we can acquire the limited partnership or limited company for you. We are always happy to provide a non-obligation quote and to discuss the price possibilities. We are in the process of preparing a guide to starting up a new business which will be annexed to this website.
London Business Advice provides support across London on all aspects of running a business, from start-up advice to business growth and business planning. We can help you:
Need start up advice, help with your business plan, funding, sales or marketing. Overwhelmed with everyday administrative tasks. Reluctant to take on staff for budgetary reasons. Wish you had more time to focus on developing your business. We provide administrative support and consultancy services for charities, SMEs, social enterprises, sole traders and start-ups on an ad hoc basis at affordable prices. Please contact us for a quote. Our services include: Book keeping Data entry Word processing Invoicing and payment collection Website build and updates Startup advice Business plans and projections Help securing funding Business development Market research and surveys On and offline marketing Branding and PR HR solutions Operational reviews Strategic consulting
RDP Newmans: Giving you a head start Deciding to set up a business is not an easy task and there are a number of obstacles, both financial and practical, that you may face along the way. In fact, recent research has shown that nearly half of all businesses in the UK fail within the first five years of launching. However, it doesnt have to be this way. Working with an accountant such as RDP Newmans can help your business stay in the best possible financial shape and allow you to take advantage of the opportunities for growth. Our team of accountant, tax and business advisors have years of experience helping clients from a wide range of sectors. This wealth of experience and expertise helps us to guide start-ups on the right path to success and we have helped a number of start-ups go on to enjoy significant growth. We offer a proactive and innovative approach to meeting clients needs, offering services for start-ups, including: * Accounts preparation * Audit * Bookkeeping and management accounts * Business advisory * Business planning * HR and Employment * Online accounting * Payroll * Tax planning * VAT advice and planning At RDP Newmans we have also put together a useful Guide to Running a Limited Company, which contains detailed advice and tips on how to set up and run a successful company. We can also provide advice on financing your start-up and have a team of dedicated independent financial advisers, in the form of RDP Financial Services, who can help you find the right solution for your needs. If you would like to receive a copy of our free Guide to Running a Limited Company or would like more information about our start-up services at RDP Newmans, please call 020 8357 2727 or email
Business Support organisation offering Members Unlimited Free Advice, Professional Fee Protection, Discounted Business Services, Networking with over 1700 member businesses, Events, Expos & Fairs. Online document library and access to business growth coaches and finance opportunities..
HiB is a social enterprise that has been Bringing Business and Communities Together for over thirty years. We provide a holistic, integrated and creative approach to supporting micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) through health-checks, mentoring and training, including support for businesses looking to access emerging markets.
As an Enterprise Club member you can: Attend our regular monthly meetings where you will have the opportunity of networking with other members; Promote your business by making a short presentation at a networking meeting Receive regular newsletters and other information by post and e-mail; Advertise in our newsletters from time to time at no cost; The right to join the North London Credit Union, an organisation offering savings and access to loans at very good rates; Join the North London Chamber of Commerce at a massive introductory discount; Benefit from in-depth business advice from Enterprise Enfield and our other partners at discounted rates or at no cost; A post in an online directory through
Business planning is a critical first step when thinking about starting a business or launching a new product. A common difficulty faced by many entrepreneurs is that so much is unknown. Having never before encountered the business environment it can be challenging for new businesses to understand where they are going.
Lakers Chartered Accountants was founded in 1986 with the single objective to offer client-focused professional services at an affordable price. Rather than just an accountant, Lakers integrate the key services of Taxation, Accountancy, Business Planning, Raising Finance, Management Consultancy and Training. The original spirit is still evident today as the company has grown from strength to strength and continues to pride itself on the expertise and experience in the service line it provides. Today the company aims to offer a service that extends well beyond providing a high quality accounting service. We see ourselves as business advisors, with the core objectives of increasing revenues and profits for our clients, whilst providing key strategic guidance for your business. Lakers work as a partnership with the client to advise, implement and monitor the business solution.