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Government support for young entrepreneurs
Top 5 things we are doing to support young entrepreneurs.
The time is right to tap into a new pool of talent for Wiltshire employers.
Jobcentre Plus in Wiltshire is keen to work closely with employers of all sizes across the county.
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Business Opportunity Factsheets
Explore our A-Z business opportunity index covering a cross-section of industries.
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An Introduction to Business Regulations when Starting Up
This guide identifies the major business regulations and obligations that will affect the start up of a new business.
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Using Copyright to Protect Your Work
This introductory guide explains the principle of copyright and how you can use it to protect original work
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Choosing the Right Legal Structure
This factsheet outlines the main legal structures for a business (sole trader, partnership, LTD, LLP and CIC).

News

Announcement of National Innovation Centre for Rur...
New centre to help unlock potential of the UK’s rural economies
SWLEP Expert in Residence - Female Entrepreneurs I...
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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 ...
Business Basics Programme
The Business Basics Programme is designed to test innovative ways of encouraging small and medium si...
SJL Foundation Launches UK-wide Business Start-up ...
A new fund has been announced to help prospective entrepreneurs in the UK set up in business.
MHA Monahans opens Manufacturing Survey
Recent report shows downward trend

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I’M A BUSINESS MILLENNIAL – ARE YOU GIVING ME THE CORRECT TRAINING IN YOUR BUSINESS?...
In this fifth ‘Millennial Buying’ article series – have you asked this question to your leaders? ...
I’M A BUSINESS MILLENNIAL - WE RESEARCH YOU ON SOCIAL MEDIA BEFORE COMMITTING TO BUYING FROM YOU, DO...
In this third ‘Millennial Buying’ article series, the below important topic will be investigated: ...
Top Tips for Negotiation within a competitive and changing business world!
Negotiation tips for converting business and increasing sales.
People Development: Engaging with your Employees to retain them during market changes!
To give employees purpose throughout their career journey, the engagement of an employee plays a vit...
Meet your adviser from Business West; Q&A with Andrew Mercer
Catch up with Business West's Business Adviser for Swindon, Andrew Mercer, to find out more about hi...
Starting out in your own company – It’s tougher than you could possibly imagine…. Some tips on how...
Tips for Start ups from someone that is 2 years in with a startup, that helps Businesses to develop ...
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SWOT it Out
A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool designed to help you to understand your business accord...
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Interview with Steven Smith, Founder of Poundland
Alison Edgar recently interviewed Steven Smith, founder of Poundland to find out what exactly made h...
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Research scientist changes career
Lisa Berry was working as a research scientist in 2009 when she decided to start her own business Ch...

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