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How to Start a Business in Warwickshire

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.


How to Start a Business in Warwickshire

Starting a business in Warwickshire

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

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

Starting a business in Warwickshire

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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Start Your Own Business in 2021
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An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes all of the most important subjects covered in an easy to read way.

The idea of starting your own business can be incredibly exciting and who can blame you for being tempted?

However, the sad truth is that far too many new enterprises fail in the early stages. Our aim is to make sure that you don’t become one of them.

This guide explains the key start-up subjects in simple English.

There is also plenty of help available in the area and much of it is free - please do make the most of it.

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Starting a business in Warwickshire

Key Contacts in Warwickshire

'You don't know what you don't know' is a phrase that is so applicable to starting a new business.

Warwickshire is a great place for start-ups but your chances of success are dramatically improved if you make the most of the support that is available locally. Click on logos to visit their websites.

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Elite PA Solutions
We are a team of Virtual Assistants who will save you time by taking care of the operational side of both your business and personal life. Based in Rugby in the West Midlands, our clients and team are dispersed throughout the UK. By delegating tasks to us, you will have the time you need to grow your business. Quite simply we will give you back time and with that the freedom to focus on your priorities, your goals and what you do best! You will be matched with a dedicated PA based on your brief to us and your PA will provide you with the day-to-day assistance you need. You can rely on us to manage your daily operations with as little handholding as possible. We understand your individual needs are important, so we like to take the time to learn as much about you, your business and your vision from the start. We are dedicated to empowering you to seize new opportunities. So, if you’re ready. Book a free 30-minute discovery call and we can get clear on the steps you need to implement to gain clarity and free up your time. There’s absolutely no need for you to do it alone!

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Creative Touch Design
Creative Touch is a full-service design agency, based in Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. Whether you require branding, graphic design, print or digital, we work across the board, creating innovative, impactful ideas that meet the brief, on time and to budget. Since 1985, we have worked with clients in all sectors, creating, reinventing and refreshing brands to raise awareness, overcome challenges and help build business. With all services inhouse – including website creation, printing, signage, packaging solutions and fulfilment – our design agency is fully equipped to plan and deliver your marketing campaign in its entirety.


Brookwood Accountants
Most people starting up in business in Leamington Spa and the surround areas do so because they have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through. Most however are not experts in the legal and financial aspects of running a business and such matters can appear daunting. Fortunately you do not need to be an expert in these fields to succeed in business, but you do need the support of a team of trained experts. We can help. Just bring us your business ideas and we will help you to make them a reality! We will help you to: * decide on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company * prepare a business plan, cashflow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts * assess the finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance and draw up the necessary proposals * establish a good working relationship with your bank * complete any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC * deal with company secretarial issues * set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements * decide on what computer hardware to buy and help with the installation of accountancy software * keep on top of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements and help with all aspects of business compliance and administration


FSB (Federation of Small Businesses)
Federation of Small Businesses are experts in business. Formed in 1974, we are a non-profit making and non-political organisation whose member base (over 200,000) covers the length and breadth of the UK. Our sole aim is to help the self employed and small businesses achieve their ambitions. We realise this by offering our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government, influencing the decisions that affect their businesses.


Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce
We are here to help and, throughout an impressive history of over 110 years, we have worked with tens of thousands of businesses to help them start-up andor grow. Address: Chamber House, Innovation Village, Cheetah Road, Coventry, CV1 2TL


FSB Warwickshire & Coventry
FSB Warwickshire & Coventry 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: Linsey Luke Development Manager
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How to Start a Business

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