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6 Tips for Maximising Your Chances of Securing Funding For Your Business

All but a select few business startups will rely heavily on loans to get their enterprises off the ground. Those lucky enough to self-fund their new ventures are few and far between, so you will need to convince those willing to lend of the viability of you and your business. But what are your funding […]

The Expectation and the Reality of Funding a UK Start-up

In a recent study published by GEM lack of funding was cited as the major stumbling block by 50.6% of people who were thinking about starting their own business. The unwillingness of banks to lend to new and small businesses has been well documented in the media. The government and a whole host of entrepreneurs […]

Business Start-Up Myths – It takes years to start a business

Often, people assume that it takes years to start a new business. In truth it can take just a matter of months. Most businesses start-up within around 6 months and are trading nicely around that time. This doesn’t mean that you should rush things. The first few years of business are risky enough, without rushing […]

Business Start-Up Myths – “I don’t need a business plan”

There are several myths floating around the internet and around the business world surrounding starting a new business and the importance (or not) of the business plan. Whoever you speak to will give you different information. Some say a business plan is the difference between the life and death of a business, while others say […]

What is a partnership?

Partnership occurs where two or more people go into business together with the intention of making a profit. Establishing their business and registering as self-employed they share the decision making, any profits the business makes and also any debt the business accrues. The partnership business itself, has no separate legal structure and entirely rests on […]