Starting Your Own Business, Guide on. GOV.UK for people interested in starting a business.
Business Gateway (in Scotland)
Business Eye (in Wales)
Enterprise Agencies – training programmes
Start Up Donut, a guide to starting a new business with free resources
Start Your Own Business provides information and advise for new business start-ups
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills Home Business Guide is a guide to starting and growing a business from home. It covers business essentials like rates, insurance and health and safety considerations as well as practical steps and top tips from those already running a successful business from home.
HM Revenue and Customs provides advice on tax issues
HM Revenue and Customs self employment
GOV.UK - Businesses and self-employed
Saga (online information for the over-50s)
Citizens Advice provide a useful fact sheet with information about self-employment. This includes setting up in business, employing other people and financial issues. It also gives details of further sources of help and advice.
The Royal British Legion (support for the Armed Forces)
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