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For a successful business, you need a viable business idea, the skills to make it work and the funding. Discover whether your idea has what it takes.

Forming your business correctly is essential to ensure you are protected and you comply with the rules. Learn how to set up your business.

It is likely you will need funding to start your business unless you have your own money. Discover some of the main sources of start up funding.

Businesses and individuals must account for and pay various taxes. Understand your tax obligations and how to file, account and pay any taxes you owe.

Businesses are required to comply with a wide range of business laws. We introduce the main rules and regulations you must comply with.

Learn why business planning is an essential exercise if your business is to start and grow successfully, attract funding or target new markets.

Marketing matters. It drives sales and helps promote your brand and products. Discover how to market your business and reach your target customers.

Some businesses need a high street location whilst others can be run from home. Understand the key factors from cost to location, size to security.

Your employees can your biggest asset. They can also be your biggest challenge. We explain how to recruitment and manage staff successfully.

It is likely your business could not function without some form of IT. Learn how to specify, buy, maintain and secure your business IT.

Few businesses manage the leap from start up to high-growth business. Learn what it takes to scale up and take your business to the next level.

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Protecting business data doesn't have to be complicated if you know where to start. These six steps will help ensure you never lose your data again.
Employees respond well to praise and incentives - and it doesn’t need to blow your small business’ budget. How to create a performance bonus scheme.
Making a few relatively simple changes in your workplace could significantly reduce your energy bills. Here are some ideas to get you started.
The government has issued updated guidance on the coronavirus outbreak. Acas has also released practical guidance for employers.
Company vehicles are a must-have for many firms - but choosing the right ones can be difficult. What to consider, from capacity to running costs.
All’s fair in love, war and business. Going after your competitors is something you should never shy away from - here’s how to come out on top.
Getting shipping and packaging right saves time, hassle and money - and maintains customer relations. Three top tips.
Choosing the right facility for your start up venture or big client meeting is essential. Four ways good office design can benefit your business.
London hosts events throughout the year to allow entrepreneurs to network and keep growing their businesses. We’ve gathered the top picks for 2020.
You won’t get very far if your new venture runs out of cash. Ensuring your business manages cashflow effectively and is prepared for unexpected costs.

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