Start Up

More Information on Start Ups

A useful starting point is your local Business Link which has access to a wide range of business information from a variety of sources.

For someone who is starting in business for the first time, there are many sources of information to choose from. If you want to shop around yourself, the information comes in many formats - books, magazines, CD-ROMs, audio cassettes, videos, websites, training courses - and from many sources - banks, solicitors, accountants, business support organisations, government departments. The information available from all of these sources can be general in nature or quite specific in terms of types of start-up business or people (e.g. women, young people) who want to start.

Among the many websites offering information on starting a business, are: