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Start Your Own Business in Nottinghamshire

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.

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

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

Starting a business in Nottinghamshire

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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 Nottinghamshire.

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 Nottinghamshire
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Key Contacts in Nottinghamshire

H22 Solutions Limited
Providing stunning, affordable website design and graphic design services for clients in Nottingham, Birmingham and the rest of the UK. Building clean, SEO friendly website designs that are easy for you and your visitors to use. We specialise in developing Magento and WordPress applications.
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Geo Green Power
Geo Green Power help residential and commercial clients in the UK achieve their renewable energy goals. Whether you are investing in solar panels for your home, your office premises, warehouse or agricultural land, we are the expert energy consultants, system designers and installers for you.
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Secure Inheritance Legal Services Ltd
Protective Wills, Trusts and Lifetime Planning
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Crucial Environmental Ltd
Crucial Environmental are experienced in providing clients across the UK with a range of asbestos services. Working from bases in Sussex and Nottinghamshire, the team works everywhere from private homes, commercial and industrial premises, providing asbestos surveys, testing, removals and more.
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FSB Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire
FSB Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire 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: Natalie Gasson Development Manager Natalie.Gasson@fsb.org.uk
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First Enterprise
a leading business support organisation in the heart of Nottingham, established to support the needs of pre-start and existing business owners in Nottingham and throughout the East Midlands. FREE, impartial and confidential one-to-one support, including the provision of business advice, training, access to finance, help with business plans, help with research and identifying sources of funding and information and sign-posting to other useful organisations. FEBA can help you to take your idea from concept to reality and provide follow-up and ongoing support as your business grows.
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Nottinghamshire Business Venture
NBV are a full member of the NFEA (National Federation of Enterprise Agencies), committed to encouraging the formation and growth of small businesses in England. All full members of the NFEA have achieved both organisational quality standards and individual standards (for their advisory staff).
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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