Start up business ideas

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How to start your own business - free guide

Although it takes hard work, starting and running your own business can be hugely satisfying. Our free start-up guide gives you the lowdown on all the key issues to think about when starting a business.

Set up a business

Financing a business

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Five ways to improve cash flow

Cash flow is vital to every business. Rory MccGwire explores ways you can improve your business's cash flow from using accounting software to increasing sales, stock control to reviewing pricing.

Tax and National Insurance

Business law

Business planning

Sales and marketing

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Free publicity for your business

One area where it can be difficult to keep costs low is marketing. But there are effective ways to raise your profile that just need time and effort.

Business premises

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Moving premises - checklist

Moving premises can be highly disruptive. It's important to plan how you can resume work with a minimum of time lost. Here's what to consider.


Scale up your business

Growing your business - checklist


Growing your business - checklist

Unless you are happy as you are, you will be looking for ways to develop and grow your business. These ten steps will lead you in the right direction.