If you are starting a business in Gainsborough, you have come to the right place!
Start Your Own Business in Gainsborough 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
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 Gainsborough 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 following the links on this page. The most popular subjects are
Advice and Support,
. Also, we have pages dedicated to:
Accountancy & Tax
Design & Branding
Education & Training
HR & Staff
Property & Working from Home
FREE Start-Up Book
Start Your Own Business In 2018
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.
As the old addage says 'you don't know what you don't know'!
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.
- Start-up checklist
- Step-by-step guide
- Business plan template
- Personal budget planner
- Cashflow forecast template
- Marketing plan template
- Guide to business networking
- Start-up map
- Web & SEO Checklist
- Start-up map
One-time registration required but this unlocks
all of the free resources on the site.
Gainsborough Local Contacts
If you can help new business start ups or
existing small businesses in the Gainsborough
area, we would love to promote you here free of charge.
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4 great reasons to be part of 4Networking
1. Flexibility and reach
4N gives you access to a unique joined-up national business network. Our ‘Passport membership’ lets you choose from 5000+ 4Networking events each year. We have groups in most major towns and cities in the UK. Use your Passport to network locally, regionally and even nationally.
Choose from Breakfast, Lunch and Evening meetings + join the UK’s fastest growing Facebook business group - just search on Facebook for ‘4Networking Community’.
2. A stream of business appointments
Bypass gatekeepers by having three 10-minute 1-2-1s at every 4N meeting, with people you choose. Also use 1-2-1s to find trusted suppliers. 1-2-1s are one of the key elements in our relaxed yet productive meeting format, which is tried, tested and loved by our members.
3. Relaxed, fun and friendly networking
At 4N, it’s easy to just be yourself. At our meetings and online we’ve created an unstuffy environment. The cornerstone of 4N’s ethos is Meet>Like>Know>Trust, as it’s the best way to gain customers, collaborations and suppliers. If this sounds like your kind of place, then become part of the 4N community.
4. A platform to demonstrate your expertise
We give you so many ways to raise your profile and establish yourself as the go-to person in your field. In the room and online, being able to offer ‘4Sight’ presentations can gain you a massive audience. Plus of course, you and your business benefit from other 4N members’ advice and help.
Established for over 11 years, 4Networking is helping thousands of business owners to grow their businesses. It’s business networking the British way.
Register at www.4networking.biz (it takes 2 minutes) and then you can book your first meeting, to see how 4N will work for you. Browse our list of meetings here: www.4networking.bizevents. Or call our Support Desk team on 0345 123 4444.
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Having a website that stands out from the crowd is very important, as these days nearly all businesses own a website. ByteBox provide custom built, attractive, fast loading and easy to use websites that are designed to be noticed.
We believe a website should be something you can be proud of. Something that gives you a professional look and presence on the internet. We work closely with our customers to ensure our websites are designed exactly to our customers needs, and will help make your website successful on the internet.
FSB - Special Start-Up Membership
The FSB Business Creation package has been specially designed for those looking to start up, or have recently started a small business. Tailored benefits will help you get your business off the ground and we’ll be with you each step of the way. Join today for £129.
Hatfield & Co is a small firm of Chartered Accountants in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. We are here to help individuals, and businesses of any size. If you are thinking of starting your own business in Gainsborough or Lincolnshire, we can help you get your idea off the ground and help you manage and grow your new startup business.
TaxAssist Accountants Bourne provides a wide range of accountancy services including tax returns, annual accounts, payroll and bookkeeping.
TaxAssist Accountants in Bourne are a part of the largest network of accountants who offer a wealth of experience and expertise to over 65,000 small businesses right across the UK.
We help a diverse range of small businesses including start-ups, sole traders, limited companies and landlords who operate in many industries.
Chris & Angela Cottee have operated a local friendly accountancy and tax practice for over 16 years within the Deepings & Bourne area.
Being a family run small business ourselves we are able to understand your business needs and problems and we are focused on helping you grow, not just completing your accounts and tax returns (although we’ll do that too!).
We provide accountancy services and tax returns, business start up advice including help with business plans, company formations,VAT, payroll, CIS returns, bookkeeping (training & support) and much, much more.
We offer a genuinely proactive service getting you thinking about your business and where it is heading. Because we are a small business ourselves, we give easy to understand, no nonsense advice from your accountant - theres a first!
All our fees are agreed in advance there are NO hidden extras, we also operate variable methods of payment.
FSB Greater Lincolnshire & Peterborough
FSB Greater Lincolnshire & Peterborough is the local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). It was formed in 1974 as the National Federation of Self Employed and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses locally and nationally. They offer a great package tailored to your needs if you are thinking about starting a business in the area. Contact: David Thorpe Development Manager David.Thorpe@fsb.org.uk Contact via website or e-mail.
Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce
Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, accredited to the British Chamber of Commerce, has been supporting and assisting the growth of Lincolnshire businesses for over 100 years. We provide a first-class business support service to companies of all shapes and sizes, through a range of membership benefits, training events, networking opportunities. Address: Commerce House, Outer Circle Road, Lincoln, LN2 4HY 01522 523 333
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Viking Signs Ltd
Whether your start up already has a brand identity and logo or you need help to create one from scratch, we can turn this into a sales lead generation machine - otherwise known as a sign.
On your building; your van, and your office, promote you business everywhere with high quality signage and it will pay you back for years to come. 0845 527 1575
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