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Support for Businesses through Funding and Finance
A review of a few of the sources of Business Support and Funding
tool
Writing a Business Plan
This tool describes what a business plan should include, how to write one and what are its benefits.
report
Accelerating the UK
Beauhurst has published an excellent report – Accelerating the UK – all about business accelerators;
advice
Marketing: Profiling a Target Audience
Do you know who your customers are and their needs?
guide
Choosing and Using a Website Designer​
If a business is looking for a professional, well-structured and secure website that complies with all the relevant legislation, it is worth investing...
guide
Start out with a business mentor
Maximise your potential by getting the right advice early on with a business mentor.

News

Entries open for the National Female Start-up of t...
Apply now for the leading Female Start Up
The Launchpad Competition is now open for applicat...
A budding engineering entrepreneur aged 18-25 could win £15k to start a business based on their engi...
award
Tata Varsity Pitch 2019 is now open!
The hunt is on for the best student and graduate business ideas.
Community News
More than 75% of young people would start their ow...
Poll shows South West ahead of the rest of the country
Hangar 51 Accelerator for Start-ups Testing Produc...
Eligible start-ups from anywhere in the world may apply to participate in a ten-week business develo...
YESwindon ignites entrepreneurial spirit at inaugu...
Over 40 young professionals from Swindon and Wiltshire come together.

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