Start Your Own Business in Bexley contains masses of free resources and the useful information that will help you get your new venture off the ground. It also highlights local organisations who offer friendly business startup 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 Your Own Business book.
Every year, over 400,000 people start a business in the UK and, apparently, at any one time, up to a fifth of the working population would like to join them. If this is you, we would love top help turn your dream into reality by sharing some of the information that you will need to make your venture a success.
We have been helping new business start-ups for the past 18 years and this Bexley section has been in place since 2005. Accordingly, we have amassed an enormous amount of relevant useful start-up information which we are happy to share with you free of charge. This will enable you to learn from those who help start-ups and from the lessons learned by people, just like you, who have already set up on their own.
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, can I suggest that you get a feel for what is going on locally by having a look at the following pages:
Accountancy & Tax | Bookkeeping | Business Advice | Business Funding | Business Grants | Business Networking | Business Opportunities | Commercial Law | Communications | Design & Branding | Education & Training | HR & Staff | Insurance | I.T. | Marketing | Mentoring | Office Services | Online Marketing | Photography | Print | Property & Working from Home | Web Design
This free 150 page book is packed with start-up information and contact details designed to help you start 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 start-up 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.
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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.
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The issues to consider when starting up in business. Business plans. Every new business should have a business plan. It is the key to success. If you need finance, no bank manager will lend money without a considered plan. We consider why you should draw up a plan and what it should include. Business structures - which should I use? Having made the decision to be your own boss, it is important to decide the best legal and taxation structure for your enterprise. The structure for you will depend on your personal situation and your future plans. Consider the options available. Considerations when starting a business. It is the ambition of many people to run their own business but there are many issues and pitfalls to consider. What issues should you consider when setting up in business? Could I really make a go of it? If you are looking to run your own business, it is worth looking at what is required to succeed. Credit control. We consider what you need to be checking in order to understand if your customer can support the amount of credit you are granting. Insuring your business When starting a new business, you will no doubt recognise the need for insurance. It can provide compensation and peace of mind should things go wrong but can also represent a significant cost. We consider the types of insurance you may need. Raising finance. Every business needs finance - we look at what type of finance is best suited to the development of your business. Sources of finance. The financing of your business is the most fundamental aspect of its management. Get the financing right and you will have a healthy business, positive cash flows and ultimately a profitable enterprise. We summarise the means of finance that are available and where we can help.
Just bring us your business ideas and we will help you to make them a reality! Most people starting up in business do so because they have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through...
Select Space Ltd
Select Space Limited are a long established family run company, incorporated in 1935, with 15 years of experience letting commercial premises to medium and smallstart up businesses. Select Space are providers of flexible business space, having a variety of different types, uses and sizes of accommodation, to suit all budgets.
Thames Innovation Centre
The Thames Innovation Centre (TIC) is a 50,000 sq ft award-winning business and innovation centre at the heart of Veridion Park, a 68-acre mixed use development with plans for 680,000 sq ft office and warehouse space in Erith,in the northern part of the London Borough of Bexley. The TIC is aimed at small to medium enterprises looking for a flexible, prestigious, low cost solution with space for growth. 020 8320 1000
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