While much has changed in recent years, women still represent only 15% of the property and construction industry workforce. The Association of Women in Property is working with businesses and other industry organisations to help redress this balance. They provide a dynamic forum for women in the sector as well as encouraging and nurturing aspiring talent in our schools and universities.
The Start Up Loans Company was established in September 2012, with a mission to help new and early stage UK businesses access affordable finance and mentoring support.
Since launching in 2005, Enterprise Nation has helped thousands of people start and grow their own successful business. The UK's most active small business community and offer a voice to government for members too.
Independent advice, guides and tools for entrepreneurs and small businesses in the UK.
Register for Self-Assessment, Corporation Tax, PAYE for employers and VAT
If you are new to self-employment, finding the right idea for a successful venture can be a problem. Read our top tips for success.
Download free business plan templates and find help and advice on how to write your business plan.
This factsheet helps you assess your personal abilities and resources in relation to those that will typically be required to start up and run your own business.
This factsheet describes what a business plan should include, how to go about writing one and what will be achieved by doing so.
This guide explains the process of setting up a business from home and covers essentials like rates, insurance and health and safety considerations as well as practical tips.
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