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Start Up Advice

New business idea?

If you’re thinking of starting a business, you first need to come up with a realistic idea you can turn into a product or service.

If you have an idea, but aren’t sure how to progress further or what steps to take – you’re in the right place.

Speak to one of our business navigators to establish whether your idea has the capacity to be made into a reality.


Start Up Resources

 

Google for Startups

Google for Startups is a collection of online tools and best practices for getting your business up and running, from raising funds and hiring the right team to developing new products.

Startup Donut from Microsoft

Growing your small to medium business – free Microsoft guide

Advice on:

  • boosting productivity;
  • working better together;
  • reducing bottlenecks;
  • keeping data safe;
  • streamlining your IT.

Facebook for Business

Everyone is a marketer with the right toolkit.

Marketing isn’t simple, and we want you to succeed. Here you’ll find ad options for any budget and expertise level – you can start small or go big. And you can always track how your ads are working and make changes along the way.

Enterprise Nation

Enterprise Nation is a vibrant community of small businesses and business advisers that exist to shortcut your route to trusted business support.

Whether you’re starting or growing a business, we have the resources, expertise, and connections to help you get it right.

Access support at a selection of events held up and down the UK, or online via a dynamic platform that gets you to answers and advisers fast.

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