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Business Ideas & Planning

This section covers business start up ideas and business planning. The expert advice articles will help you learn how to write an effective business plan to help secure funding and there are guides to step you through the launch of a successful business.

How to write a marketing plan

This guide offers practical advice on developing and writing a marketing plan using simple English

Business Ideas & Planning

Business Ideas & Planning

How to become a driving instructor

Do you want to become a driving instructor? Here we explain the need-to-knows such as what the tests entail and franchise vs independent.

Business Ideas & Planning

Opening a restaurant: The key ingredients to start-up success

In this piece, we discuss the most important steps to making your food business dream a reality.

Business Ideas & Planning

What to know before starting your own cleaning business

We give some pointers on starting your own business in the cleaning sector, including costs, insurance and building your customer base

Business Ideas & Planning

Starting a subsidiary company

What are the advantages and disadvantages of setting up a new company compared to establishing a subsidiary of your existing company?

Business Ideas & Planning

6 best small business ideas for 2023

With the pandemic behind us, climate goals to reach ahead of us and a recession staring us in the face, here are six small business ideas to consider in 2023

Business Ideas & Planning

Top five online businesses you can start today

Ground-breaking companies have been founded in garages, dorm rooms and home offices. Here are five online business ideas for inspiration

Business Ideas & Planning

Starting up your online business

Smallbusiness.co.uk offers some top tips for entrepreneurs looking to set up an online business venture.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top five online businesses you can start today

Ground-breaking companies have been founded in garages, dorm rooms and home offices. Here are five online business ideas for inspiration

Business Ideas & Planning

Starting up your online business

Smallbusiness.co.uk offers some top tips for entrepreneurs looking to set up an online business venture.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top tips for creating a clear vision for your business

Business coach Tim Rylatt discusses why having a clear business vision matters and shares his top tips for creating one

Business Ideas & Planning

Nine mindset changes that will turn you from employee to entrepreneur

SME specialist business coach Tim Rylatt looks at what needs to happen for an employee to transition into a successful business owner

Business Ideas & Planning

6 best small business ideas for 2022

What are the best ideas for starting your own business in the post-pandemic world we now live in? Here are six suggestions from becoming a yoga instructor to walking dogs or becoming a social media expert.

Business Ideas & Planning

Five business ideas that are bound to click

To help you make the right decision on what type of company to start, here are five business ideas to consider.

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Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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