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Starting a New Business

Sole trader

Setting up as a sole trader – a business is born

Setting up as a sole trader is the preferred option for many businesses starting out. James Johnson guides you through what to do

Sole trader

Checklist for going self-employed – a Small Business guide

Deciding to go self-employed is a big step for anyone. Follow this guide to going self-employed and be confident. We’ve got your back

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

Start your company the simple way

Forming your own company can be overwhelming for anybody starting out. LegalZoom has a range of packages to make starting a limited company as easy as possible.

Advice

Escaping the nine to five: can I turn my passion into a business?

Mattel, Harley Davidson and Disney all started out as side hustles. How can you turn your passion project into a business and escape your day job?

Advice

Seven tips for first-time business owners

Here are seven tips that you can use to assist you out of a tight spot and get your business back on track.

Business management

The man who started a business at 60

Here, we talk to former England basketball player John Dabrowski about starting motivational training company JD Mindcoach and perceptions of senior people in business. 

Outlook

Small business owners have no regrets about starting up

Most owners of small businesses have no regrets about starting up on their own. This is according to a recent survey that also revealed a distinct lack of planning in UK small firms and the role of mothers in starting up.

Startup Funding and Grants

Funding a start-up from a limited company

How can I use surplus cash in my existing limited company to fund my new start-up business?

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

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

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

Partner content

Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze