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What it takes to run a business
This factsheet helps you assess your personal abilities and resources in relation to those that will typically be required to run your own business.
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Tips to Choosing a Business Idea
If you are new to self-employment, finding the right idea for a successful venture can be difficult. It is not made any easier by economic uncertainty...

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Thousands of business advisers to offer free servi...
Thousands of expert professional and business services advisers have signed up to offer free online ...
Flagship business support programme launches in Sw...
£2.4m business support programme launches
The Young Innovators Awards 2020/21 are now open
Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality. The Award includes a £5,0...
Announcement of National Innovation Centre for Rur...
New centre to help unlock potential of the UK’s rural economies
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£35m government funding for rural businesses
The government’s Growth Programme provides grants of up to £750,000 for start-ups and businesses in ...

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