Starting a business can be life-changing, and there’s a lot to think about. From your business idea and the commercial viability, to securing funding and managing resources. And that’s where we come in.
We have a wealth of business knowledge and startup experience to help you start your own business.
But, just to be clear here – starting a business isn’t easy. There’s no quick path to success and, being brutally honest, even with the best will in the world, that statistics say you’ll probably fail. Shit sales pitch that, isn’t it?
Well, you’re still reading so maybe we haven’t put you off? Then, here are the main steps that you’ll need to follow to start your new business:
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You can’t put a price on the value of a good support system. Whether that’s friends and family, a business mentor or your own research and resources. Whatever stage you’re at with your business, there’s a wealth of business support out there to help you achieve your goals.
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Can I start a business with no money?
Maybe. It will depend on the type of business you’re planning to start. If it’s a small service-based business then it’s certainly possible that you might be able to start with no start-up costs. If you’re starting a product-based business then you’re going to need an initial investment to start manufacturing.
Read our guide to starting a business with no funding.
How do I start a small business?
The first step for any business is having a clear idea and putting together a thorough business plan. You need to think about the different elements of the business and be prepared. If you’re not creating a physical product then starting a business might be easier than you think.
Find out more in our guide to starting a small business.
What's the best business to start?
There’s no one right answer for starting a business. The best businesses are built upon a foundation of passion, preparation and a strong commercial idea. The best business for you to start will depend on your own skill set, interests and opportunities.
How do you start a business online?
Starting any kind of business, whether online or offline, requires many of the same steps in terms of finding out who your customers and competitors are, creating a business plan and sourcing funding if needed. Take a look at our online business ideas and steps to getting started.
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