Online Resources

Everything’s easier when you have help. Our handy guides, articles, videos and templates cover key aspects of starting up and running a business.

What stage is your business in?

Starting a business

Get advice on self-employment, business naming and intellectual property, plus a business plan template for start-ups.

Running a business

Take the next step with our support. Get advice on business premises, IT, environmental issues, risk management and growth.

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It’s vital to be realistic about money. Let us show you how to access funding and manage your cash flow, taxes and more.

Marketing and Sales

Every business needs to get itself known and out there. Get help with marketing, sales, importing and exporting.


Get ready to make more of your online presence. Explore our guides, tutorials and support on all things digital.

Human Resources

People make a business. Find out all you need to know about payroll, working hours, health and safety and recruitment and training.

Your Sector

Our free market reports can help you understand your sector and industry better. Packed with stats, research and useful information as well as an overview on your market, competitors, clients and suppliers. Select yours now. Plus if you can’t find one to match your needs then we can tailor make one for you – all for free.

Market Reports

Improve your understanding of your market. Download our free market reports for key information and research on your specific area of business.

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Helping businesses prepare for Brexit

Prepare your business for Brexit with these resources, advice, events and services


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