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Start Your Own Business in Herefordshire

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.

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

Start Your Own Business in Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.

Starting a business in Herefordshire

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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 Herefordshire.

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 Herefordshire
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Key Contacts in Herefordshire

Hereford Web Design
We are a Hereford based company offering affordable online solutions for local, national and international businesses. Although we have a handful of prestige clients, most of our work is for small or new businesses. We specialise in cheap, fast loading, responsive websites that seem to perform very well on the search engines. Our aim is to continue to find affordable solutions for small businesses wanting to operate online for the first time, or for those who want to improve their existing web presence. We offer domain acquisition, website design, hosting, management and maintenance, after sales service and promotion. We will work alongside you to promote your online business and make it as visible and viable as possible. Our bespoke, responsive designs work equally well across all devices and operating systems, from the largest desktop to the smallest smart phone and it's all much cheaper than you might expect, with packages typically starting from less than a pound a day. Why not visit our portfolio and have a look at some of our recent responsive web designs, covering a wide range of businesses and organisations.
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Herefordshire Means Business
Connecting & Supporting Local Herefordshire Businesses. Herefordshire Means Business works closely with local businesses organising networking events, training courses and offering all the services a business needs to run successfully. HEREFORDSHIRE MEANS BUSINESS @BREAKFAST Every Second Thursday in the Month The Addisons Suite, Hereford FC Networking Breakfast 7.30am - 9.30am HEREFORDSHIRE MEANS BUSINESS@HEREFORD EXPO Tuesday 28th April 2020 The Three Counties Hotel, Hereford 10am - 3pm ​
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Kinder Pocock
Kinder Pocock Chartered Certified Accountants dispel the myth that accountants and tax advisors are boring, grey suited and at times intimidating! We are a modern and user-friendly firm of accountants based in Herefordshire. We find the most efficient way to give our very best service to you is by specialising in cloud accounting. We are award-winning Xero Gold Partners and Receipt Bank Silver partners, and work hard to support your business online.
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PC Logix Limited
PC Logix Ltd offer a broad range of IT services, from PC & laptop repairs, to full server installations & maintenance, including network cabling services, CCTV and VoIP installation packages.
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The Marches LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership)
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership aims to build on the areas unique features and create the conditions for enterprise and business to flourish. By leading co-ordinated action to stimulate the drivers of economic development, including housing, transport, infrastructure, broadband availability, inward investment and skills, the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership aims to improve the economic prosperity of the Marches area and create sustainable private-sector employment.
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Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce
Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce remains a dynamic member-led, not for profit organisation, working to support the local business community and specifically our 1400-strong network of member businesses. Whilst the nature and scale of what we do has changed over time, today we still work to strengthen the position of our members and ensure that the interests of local businesses are heard. Address: Post Severn House, Prescott Drive, Warndon Business Park, Worcester, WR4 9NE
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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