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Starting a business in the UK?

With change in the air due to recent political events, the UK is both an exciting and a challenging place to conduct business.

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When you are starting a business you will most likely be faced by many challenges. Nevertheless starting a UK business is sure to be an exciting experience and being prepared with as much useful information as possible will stand you in good stead. The resources below are based on questions we are often asked and will help point you in the right direction.

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5 Common Challenges

HMRC Communications

Register for PAYE, VAT and other registrations

Save time

Find out all you need to know about communicating with HMRC

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Begin by applying for a Start Up Loan

Setting Up – Financing Help

Apply for a Start Up Loan for your business

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Visit our FinTech area for technological help

FinTech Advice

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a fast growing area

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Performance indicators allow you to measure performance

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Performance Indicators help evaluate success

Help with Performance

Finding Talent

Check out this LInkedin article about finding talent

Find Great People

Your business success depends on finding the right people

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5 UK Business Resources

Companies House

All about the incorporation of business names

Visit Companies House

Hit the button to begin the process of registering your company

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Startup Help

Make your vision a reality

See our Start Up area

Take the first steps in turning your vision into reality

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Federation of Small Businesses

Established for 40 years - offering advice and support

Don't start out alone

Valuable resource on networking and business creation


Business is Great

Support, advice and inspiration for growing your business

Do great business in Britain

When business is Great Britain

Let's Go

Department for Business

Announcements, consultations and statistics

Visit the Department for Business

Visit the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

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