Start up business ideas

Set up a business

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How to set up an online store

Josh Barling is joint owner and CEO of eCommerce agency Sellerdeck. He shares his top tips for setting up an online store.

Financing a business

Tax and National Insurance

Business law

Business planning

Growing your business - checklist

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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.

Sales and marketing

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Spotting gaps in your market

Every business needs to stay fresh to be competitive. This may mean regularly refreshing your products or coming up with an entirely new offer.

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.

Employees

Everyday workplace policies

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Everyday workplace policies

Workplace policies can save you a lot of time and effort and can help avoid misunderstandings or more serious employee disputes.

Scale up your business

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Franchise your business

Turning your business into a franchise could offer an effective and less risky way to expand significantly. Find out what it involves.