Starting up in business

A collection of all you need to know...

  • Starting Up In Business

    It is the ambition of many people to run their own business. Some may have been made redundant and find themselves with free time and financial resources.

  • Could I Really Make a Go of it?

    Many people wonder deep down if they could really make a go of running their own business. It is not for everyone but the following is a list of attributes that successful business owners have.

  • Raising Finance

    Every business from its commencement and through its development and growth will need finance.

General Business

Keep things running nicely...

  • Directors’ Responsibilities

    The position of director brings both rewards and responsibilities upon an individual.

  • Valuing Your Business

    There are many reasons why you may need to calculate the value of your business.

  • Grants

    Ensuring adequate finance is a fact of life if you run a business. Whether you are looking to expand, undertake a specific project or simply fund your day to day purchases, finance is essential.

  • Insuring Your Business

    When starting a new business, you will no doubt recognise the need for insurance.


Learn the ins and out..

  • VAT

    VAT registered businesses act as unpaid tax collectors and are required to account both promptly and accurately for all the tax revenue collected by them.

  • VAT Flat Rate Scheme

    The flat rate scheme for small businesses was introduced to reduce the administrative burden imposed when operating VAT.

  • VAT Annual Accounting Scheme

    HMRC have introduced a number of VAT schemes over the years designed to reduce the administrative burden on small businesses. One such scheme is the annual accounting scheme.