Start up business ideas

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Managing your stress - checklist

Running a business is a big responsibility, and can often lead to stress. Read our hints on how to manage overwork and associated health problems.

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Managing your time - checklist

Poor time management causes stress and longer work days. This checklist will help you get on top of your schedule.

Set up a business

Financing a business

Tax and National Insurance

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Business tax

It helps to understand the taxes likely to affect your business, and have systems to help you comply with your obligations. Read our tax overview.

Business law

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Striking back

Whether transport strikes, or weather disruption, planning ahead can keep your business running when staff can’t get to work.

Business planning

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What is a business plan?

A business plan is ‘a formal statement of business goals’. But what exactly does that mean? And, more importantly - does every new business need a plan?

Sales and marketing

Business premises

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London's small business hotspots

Small firms in London are attracted to areas with excellent transport links and commercial development, such as Kings Cross and Waterloo.

Employees

Business IT

Scale up your business

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Make more money from your business

Benjamin Dyer explains how to make more money when you run a trade business by keeping your costs down and getting your pricing right.