Here are some resouces which might be useful in planning and preparing your business start-up.
Companies House – gives access to useful information and insights to companies. Also a place to set up & register your company (if you’ve decided that incorporated is the way to go).
HMRC: Love them or hate them, their site will provide useful insights to all matters relating to tax.
UK Business Forum: An interesting place to gather information and opinions plus some business banter. Not to be confused with professional advice!
BUSINESS PLANNING RESOURCES
Check list: Our actions check list for start ups. It isn’t definitive – and never will be, because every start up is different. Hopefully it will help you to get on the right tracks.
Forecast templates: Speadsheet templates for cashflow forecasts, Pre-start costs and personal survival budgets. (These are currently in test mode – please refer with any glitches!).
Funding guide: A brief overview of the types of funding available to business start-ups.
P & L forecast template