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Starting a Small Business


Welcome to Complete Business Start-up

Every day more and more people choose the route of starting a small business. With the days of “having a job for life” firmly behind us now, the online environment is helping to transform initial thoughts of business start up in to a more realistic goal which an ever increasing population can attain.

Reasons may vary as to why an individual might choose to become self-employed. Some might surmise that the forecast for their current and future working prospects look disappointing and fail to provide both the rewards and stimulation they require.

Others may seek to develop an idea and arrange their business start-up in a way which works in harmony with their family life and provides the flexibility which their employed status lacked.

Ambitions of Starting a Small Business

Complete Business Start up is a free resource for those who have ambitions to start a home or internet based business.

The focus of each area of the website is on providing practical advice and real-world information of the processes which can be involved in starting a small business.

From our experience we have seen that in many cases people have the skills and determination to set-up and run an enterprise successfully. They might even have a list of good contacts who could help them get their venture on its way.

What they sometimes lack is the initial knowledge of how to start a business. They essentially have the tools and just require some help in bringing them altogether.

Business Start-up - Truths and Myths

Whilst seeking to clarify some of the apparent mysticism surrounding dealing with the taxation authorities, Complete Business Start-up also aims to provide a range of useful services which can help to progress a venture.

These include company formation services through Complete Formations, business start up guides and advice and information on accounting related matters..

Help Others Benefit from your Experiences

All visitors who are or have been involved in starting a small business are invited to submit some details about their experiences.

It is hoped that this will provide two main benefits; firstly they might give some measure of inspiration to those considering self employment and secondly, add to this resource and build on the knowledge and real-world experiences which are contain within it.

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Debbie Wosskow OBE launches female-focused crowdfunding platform - 24 Oct 2016 9:01:22
Small retailer shipping service Weengs clinches ?2.2m - 23 Oct 2016 7:09:19
Who is Oli Barrett MBE? - 20 Oct 2016 15:51:06
Starting a Business: Deciphering Tips from the Experts - Business MattersBusiness Matters 19 Oct 2016 12:06:16
Soapbox: Starting a business stopped acting from eating my soul - The Stage 19 Oct 2016 9:01:00

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External resources, advice and information:

Inland Revenue
Information on becoming a self employed person and how and when to notify the tax authorities. Free guides are provided including registering for VAT and the national insurance implications of working for yourself.

Business Link
Self employment guides with resources on raising finance, company formation and safeguarding commercial ideas. Also includes free planning tools.

Covers a range of areas including: planning, marketing and young entrepreneurs. Case studies on setting up on your own and a question and answer forum.

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