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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.

January 2021

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Businesses of all sizes should be considering video content marketing. Discover how and why you should include it in your marketing mix.
Starting a business is one thing but scaling up and become a force in the market is something else. Discover five hacks that will spur on your business growth.
If you haven’t submitted a self assessment before, it can be a tricky experience - and you’ll need to allow more time than you think. Three pro tips.
Busy businesses can't afford to waste time or run the risk of losing important documents. Six ways document management software can benefit your business.
Did you know that your online data and activity can be monitored or hacked? Minimise the risks and keep your online activity to yourself with a VPN.
When there are so many learning methods and styles, how do you know which is best for your business and employees. We look at the merits of self-paced learning.
Start your plumbing trade business off on the right foot to help ensure success and prevent your efforts ending up down the drain.
All businesses need copy from time to time whether it is for blogs, newsletters, sales materials, or the company website. Discover how to find quality copywriting services.
Businesses have vast amounts of information at their fingertips. Using data analytics can lead to big improvements in your business. Here's how.
While the paperless office might seem the ideal, the reality is most businesses still need a printer. Discover how you can identify the right printer for your small business.

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