Start up business ideas

Set up a business

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Profile: The Ethical Businessman

Although Friska founders have big plans for their takeaway with a difference, as Mark Williams finds out, profit is not their only goal.

Financing a business

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Why value-based pricing works best

Value-based pricing is about coming up with a price that your customers are willing to pay. Pricing strategist Mark Stiving explains.

Tax and National Insurance

Business law

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Q&A: Supplier contracts

Supplier contracts don't really need to be complex, but it's worth involving a solicitor to ensure all contractual obligations are met.

Business planning

Sales and marketing

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Business Events Finder

Use this tool to find details about business-related training, workshops, networking opportunities and seminars near you and further afield.

Business premises

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Q&A: Commercial mortgages

A commercial mortgage is secured against a property other than your home. It may allow you to buy business premises and set up a long-term investment.

Employees

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Acas's A-Z of employment advice

Visit the Acas website to view their A-Z of advice on key employment issues - from managing absence to rights of working parents.

Business IT

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How I met my start-up IT needs

David Hathiramani of London-based A Suit That Fits.com describes how he overcame the IT-related challenges facing his new business.

Scale up your business

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10 steps to... Growing your business

Unless you are happy as you are, you will be looking for ways to develop and grow your business. These 10 steps will lead you in the right direction.