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Starting a Business

One in five Brits say they want to start a business in 2021

Only 6% of those surveyed say that have been pushed into working for themselves after losing their job

Outlook

Free start-up checklist

As we enter 2021, many of us will be thinking of going into business for ourselves. Use this free 20-point start-up checklist for launching your own business

Setting up a company

Buying a company name before starting up

If I want to buy my company name so no one else can take it, but I’m not ready to start trading, how do I do that? What are my ongoing responsibilities with annual returns?

Advice

How to start a new business if Covid makes you redundant

COVID-19 is expected to decimate the UK jobs market, with unemployment doubling to 7.5% by the end of 2020. How to set up on your own if you’ve been made redundant.

Business Ideas & Planning

5 best ideas to start a small business post coronavirus

With many facing redundancy as businesses emerge from lockdown and those on furlough lose their jobs, here are five low-cost ideas for starting your own business post Covid-19

Starting a Business

How I started my business – Zaffrin O’Sullivan, Five Dot Botanics

Zaffrin O’Sullivan created her skincare brand Five Dot Botanics to answer a consumer need for transparency and simplicity in ingredients. Today, her brand is stocked in Holland & Barrett health food stores

Starting a Business

How I started my business – The Little Black & White Book Project

Ruth Bradford started her award-winning business because she was dissatisfied with board books for babies available on the market. Today, The Little Black and White Book Project imprint sells nationwide through bookshops as well as direct through her website

Advice

Small Business goes live with Start a New Business

Start a New Business offers a step-by-step guide for the 81% of Britons looking to start their own business, with live shows in London, Birmingham and Glasgow

Outlook

Birmingham is the best city in the UK for small businesses

New European research reveals that Birmingham is the best place in the UK for small businesses.

Advice

How to start a financial company

The financial sector can be an attractive way of starting a company in a European country, as we explore here.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top tips for starting a business

Starting your own business is an exciting yet terrifying prospect! Here are 5 top tips for anyone who wants to start a business.

Blog

Opportunities in chaos

Times of technological and structural economic change can throw up the chance to start a business, argues Sara Williams, founder of Vitesse Media plc.

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?