Start Your Own Business in Hoylake

Starting a business in Hoylake
Starting a business in Hoylake

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

Start Your Own Business in Hoylake 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.

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

Everything that you will find on the site is free and a good place to start is 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' guide.

Start-Up Steps

The sad truth is that far too many new businesses start-ups fail in the early stages and our aim is to try and make sure that you are not one of them.

To help with this, we have broken down the start-up process into simple steps which highlight the things that have worked for other start-ups and the pitfalls that you need to avoid.

You can see the full list of 'steps' at: How to Start a Business Step-by-Step

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Start & Grow Your Business in Wirral

Start & Grow Your Business in Wirral

Packed with information and contact details designed to help you start or grow your business successfully.

We have been running SYOB for over 15 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between success or failure.

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FREE Local Guide

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

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

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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
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FREE Start-Up Pack

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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

Hoylake Key Contacts

Useful Start-Up Resources

Here is a list of the key businesses and organisations who are keen to help you.

Starting your business? You may be simply thinking about starting a new business in the coming weeks or months, or you may have already fully committed to the journey. Whatever stage you are at, you need to ensure that you have the right planning, strategies and systems in place to ensure you are on the right track from the onset. Our professional advisers can help you with: Business structures, Incorporation of the business, Business growth and planning, Financial management, Marketing strategies Through the Business Start Up Programme you can access: * Bespoke, one-to-one support to start your business. * Access to specialist guidance, knowledge and expertise * Accredited advisers who understand all forms of business and enterprise * Assistance to access suitable forms of funding to support your ambitions Depending upon your location, grant funding may be available so your business start-up support is free of charge. Such support is dependent upon grant funding eligibility at the time of application.
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Offering a personal and professional accounting and bookkeeping service for the small business and self-employed. We make accounting simple and provide an online UK wide accountancy service for one FIXED MONTHLY FEE, with no hidden extras. Free software and advice. No time consuming meetings necessary.
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Our aim in business is to take away the hassle of worrying about your business finances by providing you with a Bookkeeping Service which you can trust. If you are not happy with the service you are given we offer a 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Whether you are a new or established small business, it is highly important to keep expenses to a minimum. Profits will happen eventually but often not within the first few months of opening. Some business owners will try to cut costs by not hiring a bookkeeper. Instead they will get admin staff to manage their financial records. Although expenses are reduced in the short term this could be a mistake. Off-the-shelf accounting software may be easy to buy but it isn’t necessarily easy to use – properly. By hiring A2B Bookkeeping Services you will avoid some mistakes listed below. 1. Invoicing Incorrectly Incorrect invoicing may entail a lot of extra time reconciling your products sold or services rendered, thus resulting in inability to collect from your customers on time. Also, if not done on time, invoicing can strain your cash flow. A2B Bookkeeping Services will ensure that invoices are correct and prepared in a timely manner. They can also monitor “aging of accounts” to make sure that receivables are collected from customers on time. 2. Unknowingly Missing Deadlines There are specific dates for filing your taxes and other requirements to the government. Missing a date, no matter how unintentional, can cost you penalties and other charges. With A2B Bookkeeping Services, the only thing that you have to worry about is getting all the pertinent information to them on time. They’ll take care of the rest. 3. Incorrectly Classifying Items for Taxation Purposes Tax laws are revised and updated periodically. What is classified as an item under a particular tax bracket or rule may change. A2B Bookkeeping Services are always abreast with the latest tax rules. They also have a clear understanding of items that may be tax deductible for your business. Trust A2B Bookkeeping Services and take advantage of their knowledge. In the long run you will save money and headaches. 4. Lack of Know-How in Using Accounting Software Inaccuracies in handling the accounting side of the business can potentially lead to more losses than you think – Not to mention government penalties. It sounds obvious, but accounting software works best if the correct data is inputted. What you put into the system, is proportionate to the output. A2B Bookkeeping Services understands this perfectly. The advantage for you as a client is that you don’t have to worry at the end of your fiscal year. Ensuring proper handling of your company’s bookkeeping needs is paramount to your business success. Don't delay, call TODAY.
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DSG Chartered Accountants are on hand to help you through the start up process, offering advice on the right business structure for you, producing a business plan, applying for finance and well make sure you remain complaint with HM Revenue and Customs.
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Liverpool and Sefton Chambers of Commerce exists to create business. We commit that we will develop and grow more than 60 businesses every year through Spark Up, our private-sector funded accelerator programme for entrepreneurs Address: Liverpool & Sefton Chamber of Commerce ,Number One Old Hall Street,Liverpool,L3 9HG
Wirral Chamber of Commerce will be the voice of industry and commerce in Wirral, driving business growth and competiveness locally, nationally and internatonally. Wirral Chamber of Commerce will work to develop and promote Wirral as a vibrant and attractive environment in which businesses can thrive, and is seen as an area recognised for investment, job creation, and economic prosperity. Address: Egerton House, 2 Tower Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1FN
FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire & Wigan 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: Phil McCabe Development Manager Phil.McCabe@fsb.org.uk
FREE Training and Support for Parents into Self-Employment. A combination of workshops, online and remote support, digital and paper based training, with access to an experience business adviser; trainer. Helping parents make their dream of self-employment come true. On completion of your training you will have: Two fully funded and industry recognised qualifications: SFEDI A comprehensive business plan Social media platform for promotion and selling of your product or service Get in touch today and we will arrange a meeting to see how best to support you and your business idea, check your eligibility and get you started. What are you waiting for!
Business support and advice. This page on the Liverpool Ciyty Council's website contains details of a number of organisations and services are on hand to help you start or grow your business.
Based on the first floor of Central Library, the Business and Intellectual Property Centre can support you if you're looking to start or grow your business. From taking those first steps to successfully launching and developing a business, you will find people and business resources here to help you.
If you have a great idea for a new business, The Women’s Organisation is here to help. Everyone’s journey is different, from the exciting light bulb moment of initial inspiration, to the many milestones along the way towards actually starting your own business. We can help you with a bespoke plan to suit your personal circumstances and experience, which will give your new business the very best chance of success. So talk to us today about your big idea, and let’s get your business ball rolling.
The Liverpool City Region LEP is Liverpool City Region’s primary economic development company, and the most innovative of its kind in the country.
We help businesses in Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral overcome the challenges involved and identify opportunities, because to build and maintain a successful local economy, we need successful local businesses. We can identify the right guidance, support and funding for your business. We can help you with everything from strategy to sales, production and exporting. We’re here to help you grow your business.
Liverpool in Work can give limited information regarding employment legislation, but would recommend that you look at the information available on the websites listed on their site (follow link).
Blue Orchid has extensive experience of delivering business start-up programmes across the UK. Our programmes include not only the general start-up advice essential for all entrepreneurs, but also in-depth training on key business issues for high growth start-ups and young businesses. Our experience in delivering start-up support as lead accountable body, delivery partner and sub-contractor has also allowed us to develop a tried and tested implementation process. This ensures that we can not only provide a rapid roll-out of support services but can do so using processes and procedures that are compliant with the most stringent monitoring and audit requirements including ERDF/ESF compliance.
Inside LAB there is a versatile event space where Members can attend monthly talks, workshops, networking socials and community events which attract individuals from across Liverpool’s tech, digital and creative industries. LAB Members can attend free of charge and take advantage of opportunities to collaborate with peers, network and gain new skills.
If you are looking to start up a new business and you would like support and guidance, you can contact Jak Devlin, St Helens Chamber of Commerce, by calling 01744 742096, or by emailing jak.devlin@sthelenschamber.com.
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