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Seven facts you should know about online lending

Date: 13 March 2017

By: Weronika Slowinska

Building support when you're starting up

Date: 8 March 2017

By: Jean Gamester

How to get a mortgage if you run your own business

Date: 20 February 2017

By: Pete Mugleston

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Start-ups can't afford to leave SEO until later

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is essential for any online business. But if you are starting up, you need to get your SEO right from launch.

Date: 7 February 2017   By: Jon Wade

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What can a business incubator do for your start-up?

Business incubators can inspire, support and guide start-ups. Tim Allsop explains how an incubator helped his business get off the ground.

Date: 30 January 2017   By: Tim Allsop

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How to make a success of your start-up

Starting a business is not easy; nine in ten new firms fail. Danielle Haley explains how to make your start-up one of the successful ones.

Date: 21 November 2016   By: Danielle Haley

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Tackling the legal minefield when you set up a business

Jonathan Wall of law firm Burton Copeland explains key legal issues for start-ups, including business structure, insurance, tax and data.

Date: 11 July 2016   By: Jonathan Wall

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Five questions to ask before you start up a business

Five questions you need to ask and answer before you start up a new business. Great advice here from business adviser Daryl Woodhouse.

Date: 27 June 2016   By: Daryl Woodhouse

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Self-employed? You're not alone

One in seven workers in the UK now work for themselves. But what do you call yourself? Freelance? Sole trader? Self-employed? One-man-band?

Date: 9 June 2016   By: Rachel Miller

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Top tips for becoming an internet freelancer

As a freelancer, you need to ensure that you are constantly getting work. Without a regular salary, you need to keep busy. Networking is vital.

Date: 26 November 2015   By: Guest contributor

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The hidden cause of start-up failure: co-founder conflicts

As a former lawyer I've helped entrepreneurs wind up their businesses. The key reason many start-ups fail is due to co-founder conflicts.

Date: 29 October 2015   By: Guest contributor