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This section provides expert advice for a small business owner looking to start and run a successful business. Read about case studies and lessons learned from like-minded professionals.

Where to get support when starting a new business

There’s no need to go it alone – here are four places where you can get the support you need when starting up a new business

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The essential guide to starting a business in Belfast

We're travelling over to the Emerald Isle to find out what it's like to launch a business in Northern Ireland's capital, Belfast.

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Nearly half of co-founders buy their business partners out – survey

Most common reason for co-founders to split is disagreement over the company's direction, says new research.

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The essential guide to starting a business in Cardiff

We explore the essentials of starting a business in Cardiff such as funding, access to talent and travelling by paddle board.

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Half of small business owners leave themselves open to fraud

Small business owners are failing to do basic checks, according to new research. Do you know what you should be looking for?

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The essential guide to starting a business in Newcastle

If you're unsure about starting a business in Newcastle, take a look at the vital stats and how four entrepreneurs did it.

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How to keep your commercial fleet running smoothly

New research shows that fleet businesses are prepared for a rise in e-commerce but efficiency remains a top priority.

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Book Reviews: Unsexy Business and Family Business

If you want to know how to succeed in business and how to protect your family business it makes sense to discover what people who have succeeded in business and come from a family one suggest. These two books offer just that opportunity.

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How to keep your commercial fleet running smoothly

New research shows that fleet businesses are prepared for a rise in e-commerce but efficiency remains a top priority.

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Book Reviews: Unsexy Business and Family Business

If you want to know how to succeed in business and how to protect your family business it makes sense to discover what people who have succeeded in business and come from a family one suggest. These two books offer just that opportunity.

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Southampton Science Park reveals details of 2019 Catalyst programme

Find out where to apply for Southampton Science Park's 2019 Catalyst programme and how business accelerators can benefit your company.

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The essential guide to starting a business in Leeds

Leeds is a growing hotspot for small business owners. If you're unsure, here's more about what it's like to live and launch a start-up there.

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The essential guide to starting a business in Glasgow

Glasgow has a lot to offer start-up business owners and it's becoming an increasingly popular area to live in, too. Here's why you should consider it.

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Goldman Sachs offering free programme to help small businesses succeed

Investment bank behemoth is offering a free programme for small businesses in the UK – here's how you apply.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

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How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...