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Start Your Own Business in Cheshire

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.

Welcome

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

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

We have been helping start-ups and existing business owners in Cheshire since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.

Starting a business in Cheshire

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There is plenty of help locally but where can it be found? We would love to point you in the right direction.

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Download the 2021 edition of our Free Start Your Own Business guide

An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes links to key contacts such as HMRC, Companies House etc.

Start Your Own Business in 2021
Read more about what our Free guide contains and how you can download it.

What do you get in the guide?

Packed with the information that you need to start or grow a business in Cheshire.

Checklist

Easy to follow step by step guide

Business set-up

Choosing the right structure

Getting online

Online marketing, social media

Local support

Where to find help and support

Premises

Work from home or premises?

Employing staff

How to find and recruit

Before you start

The reality of running a business

Finance & funding

Your funding options

Law & insurance

The key considerations

Business planning

Are you ready?

Accountancy & tax

Tax and VAT explained

Business directory

Useful contacts

Market research

Is there a gap in the market?

Business networking

Tips and local groups

Starting a business in Cheshire
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Key Contacts in Cheshire

Visions Design
We are a creative digital studio based in the heart of Cheshire, in the quiet village of Lymm. We’re a tight-knit, down-to-earth group of forward-thinking designers and creative professionals with a passion for great design. We design and develop responsive, user-friendly websites that are well-built which you’re proud to show off. Our philosophy is simple; to create consistently excellent websites for our clients!
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Purple Accounts
Purple Accounts is your expert Small Business centre, accountants and business support in Warrington. Save time, save money, make money and grow! No more worries over tax, paper piles and deadlines. We’re an ear to bend - helping you achieve your goals and support your business growth - so you’re in the very best hands. 24/7 access to your financial information with our power partner XERO, means you’re in control of your finances at all times. We’re a small, friendly and approachable team based across 3 branches in Stockton Heath, Grappenhall and Padgate, Warrington. With great value for money fixed fee packages, no ‘ticking billometer’ and flexible, fast service, you can focus on making money and growing your business. We love small businesses and as a small business ourselves, we understand the high and lows that this brings. Not only can we help with all the essential compliance work, but also payroll, cash-flow, business growth, business funding, FD services, personal financial planning, wealth and estate, mortgages, trusts and pensions. For more information about Purple Accounts, request a brochure or find out how we can help your small business, email enquiries@purpleaccounts.com, call 01925 268753 or visit our website www.purpleaccounts.co.uk
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KIERAN PERRY UK
One to one Sales & Business Coaching and mentoring Cheshire As an experienced Business consultant I offer sound and practical advice and solutions on a range of problems and issues that your business might be facing including sales, staff, start ups, growth plans and strategies, increasing profit, launching and marketing new services or products on line and direct, improving and managing sales teams and negotiating with customers and suppliers to get the best deals.
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South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The chamber keeps your business informed about local business news through mediums such as e-newsletter, magazine, mails shots and the chambers community. The chamber staff are also able to answer your query or point you in the right direction. Address: South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Lyme Building, Westmere Drive, Crewe Business Park, Crewe, CW1 6ZD
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Start-up Steps

We have created a collection of start-up steps articles to help anyone with whatever stage they are on with their business journey. Hundreds of thousands of people have gone before you and we can learn from what they got right and avoid the things that have been proved not to work so well.

You can see the full list of 'steps' at: Startup Steps