Start up business ideas

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How to make your start-up stand out

If you can offer something different, at the right price, and with excellent customer service, your start-up can thrive. How to find your niche.

Set up a business

Financing a business

Tax and National Insurance

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Choose and use accountants and lawyers

Accountants and lawyers are vital advisers who could save your business a fortune - and rescue you from potential hot water with their expert advice.

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

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

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The six traits of a great recruiter

Working in recruitment calls for specific abilities including listening, patience and, above all, people skills. Have you got what it takes?

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.