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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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January 2019

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A new report on business-to-business ecommerce has found that many online retailers have websites that put off potential customers.

Small businesses are spending 15% more on taxes, rates, levies and employment obligations compared to 2011.

New analysis of the self-employed sector has found that job flexibility is the key attraction for today's freelancers.

Pregnant women and new parents returning to work after having children are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the government.

Uncertainty over Brexit means that pay for most UK professionals will remain flat in 2019, according to a new survey.

Nearly half of SME employees have quit jobs because of work-related stresses that hadn't been addressed, according to new research.

The government is to waive the planned £65 fee for EU nationals living in the UK who apply for settled status after Brexit.

Government labour market data reveals that almost 76% of the UK population is now in work, the highest employment level for decades.

Small business owners who set up shop in their home town have a higher than average turnover, according to new research.

New research has found that more than half (54%) of workers say they frequently arrive for work already feeling stressed.

UK business groups have expressed their concerns about a potential no-deal Brexit after Parliament rejected the government's proposed withdrawal agreement.

A survey of members of the union Prospect has found that two-thirds of EU citizens working in a range of specialist sectors say they might leave the UK because of Brexit.

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