Start Your Own Business in Buckinghamshire

Starting a business in Buckinghamshire
Starting a business in Buckinghamshire

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

Start Your Own Business in Buckinghamshire 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.

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 & Grow Your Business' guide . We have been helping start-ups and exisiting business owners for the past 18 years and in Buckinghamshire since 2005.

Accordingly, we have amassed an enormous amount of relevant useful business information which we are happy to share with you free of charge.

Friendly Advice

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, we suggest that you get a feel for what is going on locally by having a look at the following pages:

If you offer services that could help local business owners, we would be happy to point them in your direction! Add your details (FREE!) here.

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
Free start-up pack
One-time registration required but this unlocks all of the free resources on the site.

FREE Book

Start & Grow Your Business In 2019

Start & Grow Your Business In 2019

This free 150 page book is packed with information and contact details designed to help you start or grow 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 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'!

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FREE 'Start & Grow Your Business' Book

This 2019 Edition is packed with the information that you need to start or grow a business in Buckinghamshire

Start & Grow Your Business In 2019
  1. Overview - easy to follow step by step guide
  2. Advice - where to find help and support
  3. Business planning - are you ready?
  4. Market research - is there a gap in the market?
  5. Business set-up - choosing the right structure
  6. Premises - work from home or premises?
  7. Finance & funding - your funding options
  8. Accountancy & tax - tax and VAT explained
  9. Business networking - tips and local groups
  10. Getting online - online marketing, social media
  11. Employing staff - how to find and recruit
  12. Law & insurance - the key considerations
  13. Common mistakes - and how to avoid them
  14. Business directory - useful contacts

You can download the whole of this 150 page book now free of charge. We are sure that you will find it both interesting and useful. The 2019 edition is packed with useful hints and tips, relevant, easy to read guides to all of the relevant subjects, real-life examples, and lots of contacts to enable you to get off to the best possible start.

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Start-Up Services

We are keen to see you succeed and can recommend the following...

Business Plan
If you have already prepared a business plan, but feel it needs a professional 'eye' to look over it before presenting it to a bank or investor, or you’re worried that it simply isn’t up to scratch, then we can help.
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Mentoring
A professional business mentor is an invaluable resource for businesses of all shapes and sizes, so stick with one and they will help you to grow from a start-up to an established business.
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Peter Gow
Discover how you can earn a lifelong income by helping people get an all together better deal on their Gas, Electricity, Landline, Broadband and Mobile services. People like you have changed their lives!
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Start-Up Loan
We have partnered with Transmit Start-Ups to deliver the Start Up Loans scheme to UK entrepreneurs. This is a government backed scheme, providing repayable loans and mentoring to individuals in the UK with a viable business idea but no access to finance.
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Exhibition items
Print My Tablecloth and Harberson Ltd supply a wide range of printed tablecloths, exhibition display stands, pop up displays, pull up roller banners, and a range of embroidered tablecloths and personalised promotional items. If you are new to exhibitions and trade shows, we can help you to find the right solution to help grow your business in the direction you want it to grow.
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Buckinghamshire Local Contacts

Useful Start-Up Resources

If you can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Buckinghamshire area, we would love to promote you here free of charge. (Add Your Business)

TaxAssist Accountants Milton Keynes provides a wide range of accountancy services including tax returns, annual accounts, payroll and bookkeeping. TaxAssist Accountants in Milton Keynes 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. We are local experts in helping small business owners, the self-employed and individuals with all of their tax and accountancy needs in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. The practice is led by Prasanth Ganguly who has been a TaxAssist Accountant since 2015. Prior to joining the TaxAssist network Prasanth spent more than 19 years providing business consultancy, managing & delivering projects in various areas of finance, customer care & engineering, so understands the issues that bushiness face on a daily basis. Our friendly office is located in Luminous House,CMK, within walking distance of Sainsbury’s in CMK Hub, Sainsbury’s offers 3hours free parking. Opening hours are between 9.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 2.00pm on Saturday, with further appointment times available upon request. We provide unrivalled service to make your life easier. As clients, you will have direct access to Prasanth and benefit from the core accountancy and tax services, plus a range of additional services to support your business growth. Let us look after your financial compliance, allowing you to concentrate on your business.
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We are a full-service web design and marketing agency in Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes. We offer services and packages specifically aimed at start-ups and those seeking to drive more, or new business online. Our services always include business consultancy and research as standard, to help you exceed your goals. Our main services are web design, graphic design, local national SEO services, and copywriting and content creation. We also specialise in marketing campaigns that are tailored to drive online visibility for your business and to exceed your acquisition, traffic and sales goals. We know that deciding to start your own business is a big step. At Insite Web we make the process much less stressful. Our commercial and business knowledge means we offer full start up support, as well as a range of services that provide a one-stop shop to get your exciting new venture up and running; putting you ahead of your competition. We can support you with website development and setting up your social media accounts, designing business stationery and logos. We can even supply all your IT, telephony and software requirements, plus company incorporation and all the HMRC processes for you too! Insite Web Ltd is more than just a web agency. Our team will use their years of commercial experience to provide you with a tailored start-up package that gives you the edge over your competitors and ensures your business succeeds and grows online and offline. See: https:insiteweb.co.uk/business-startup-packages Get A Free Consultation & Quote Now
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Need start up advice, help with your business plan, funding, sales or marketing. Overwhelmed with everyday administrative tasks. Reluctant to take on staff for budgetary reasons. Wish you had more time to focus on developing your business. We provide administrative support and consultancy services for charities, SMEs, social enterprises, sole traders and start-ups on an ad hoc basis at affordable prices. Please contact us for a quote. Our services include: Book keeping Data entry Word processing Invoicing and payment collection Website build and updates Startup advice Business plans and projections Help securing funding Business development Market research and surveys On and offline marketing Branding and PR HR solutions Operational reviews Strategic consulting
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Buckinghamshire Business First are a business-led, business-focused community for new, established and growing businesses across Buckinghamshire. They provide members with knowledge, support and opportunities for growth. By getting involved, you join thousands of other members benefiting from their knowledge, connections, facilities, products and services. From inception in 2011, when 10 local entrepreneurs and business leaders got together to discuss how to encourage business growth in Buckinghamshire, their ‘doing-it-for-ourselves’ mentality has generated a thriving business community of over 10,000 members – and growing.
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We are a London based digital web agency, specialising in affordable responsive websites and custom Microsoft.NET development for start-ups and small businesses. We create websites that are both professional and easy to use. We also offer ASP.NET development for businesses and great fixed price websites in two flavours, either a brochure site or an eCommerce site. Web sites for startup businesses from NetEvolution Ltd. Known as a reliable web development service provider for all your internet business service needs. Were dedicated to giving you the very best of service, with a focus on value, speed, and forward thinking. In addition to our web development products, we also offer support for your current site, along with mobile app development for android and iOS mobile applications too!. If you need a regular supply of industry specific unique content to keep your search engine positions on the rise - we have packages to supply that to you too from the great writers on our team who edit our blog, the twitter favourites we get every day suggest they do a great job!.
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Dragon Information Systems Limited is a UK based, high quality IT provider with the mission to take small to medium sized Businesses to the next level. Our engineers have over 20 years combined industry experience and go through vigorous annual certified training to ensure that as a company we move forward as quick as the latest technology. This combined with unique design and innovation allows us to provide businesses with bespoke, tailor made IT solutions for now and the future. Being a vendor independent company, it means we are able to source the latest high quality technology at competitive prices from worldwide accredited companies allowing us to then offer businesses the best and most suitable for them, technology at a reasonable cost. We specialise in design, implementation, support and maintenance on every aspect of IT systems from data centre design through to anti-virus, firewall, VPN security and end user support. Contact us today for a free no obligation IT Assessment on 01908 613080 or info@dragon-is.com Registered office 6 Bassett Court, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 0JN
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Wilkins Kennedy LLP Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers provide a full range of accounting and business advisory services to a diverse range of businesses and individuals across the UK and abroad. Established in 1882 as a single regional office, the firm has expanded to 12 regional offices based across the South of England with a turnover of
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Business Centre providing flexible, managed offices, light industrial units, meeting rooms and virtual packages on Cressex Business Park, High Wycombe.
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The Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) is a business-led partnership of equals between local government and the private sector, building the conditions for sustainable economic growth in the County.
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