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The Growth Hub has access to 1000’s of fact sheets, covering almost any business question that you could imagine. Our Business Advisers have scoured official resources and business support documentation to create insightful, impartial and succinct resource sheets on some of our most requested business support topics.

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This resource pack signposts you to professional organisations and other funded business advice platforms. Providing guidance and resources to get your business idea off the ground, including:

  • Business Planning
  • Company Formation – the legalities
  • Insurance Considerations
  • Choosing the right premises
  • HMRC – Your guide to tax, self-assessment and allowable expenses

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There are many ways to fund the start-up of a business. Traditionally, banks were the first source to obtain finance but these days, they are being bypassed for other options such as government backed schemes and angel funding.

We’ve made a list of some of the finance options that are available to you as a start up entrepreneur, including handy tips on how to apply for certain types of funding!

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Our Business Plan Template provides is a ‘walk-through’ style template with guidance to help you write an informative business plan that can be used to secure finance or as a working document of how your business will operate.

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Do you know… As part of our service, we can supply fact sheets on almost every business topic? Whether you are considering starting a hair salon or perhaps you don’t know whether you should be trading as a sole trader, or do you need information about the different ways to access finance for your small business?

If you are asking yourself a specific business question, we’ve probably got the answer.

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