Advice for start up businesses

Are you starting a business? Get off to a winning start - our free comprehensive advice is packed with practical tips.

How to attract investment through crowdfunding

Crowdfunding taps into the passion and inspiration that lies behind so many innovative business ideas. We give the lowdown on what could be a great source of investment for your startup or small business.

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How to start a business - your free guide

A guide to starting your business: Our free step-by-step advice covers everything from planning to launch.

Pop-up shops: how they can help your business

Find out how pop-up shops are a low-cost way to get noticed, test your business idea, and sell your products.

Infographic: achieving work-life balance

How’s your work-life balance? Our infographic reveals all…

Infographic: how to pitch for investment

Need funding for your small business? Find investors and get your pitch right by following our Six-step infographic.

Startup stories: advice for new business owners

Hear small business owners tell us about their startup challenges, and how they overcame them.

Will King: My advice about starting a business

Will King, ‘The King of Shaves’, on overcoming challenges to become a remarkable start-up success story.

How to attract investment through crowdfunding

Find out about crowdfunding, and how it can help your business. We also share five top tips to crowdfunding success.

5 reasons to hire a non-executive director (NED)

Recruiting a non-executive director can help small businesses gain experience and knowledge. Find out the benefits of hiring a NED.

How to find and choose an accountant for your business

Read our top tips for finding the choosing the best accountant to suit you and your business.

Free guide to starting your own business

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Software for your start up business

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