Business Start-Up: Useful Websites


Useful Websites

 

Start-up Donut offers a wide range of information on the practicalities of running your own business as well as sharing interesting success stories:

http://www.startupdonut.co.uk/


This website offers advice and information about starting your own business, events and free workshops, resources, mentoring opportunities and success stories:

http://smallbusinesscentre.org.uk/


Virgin Start-up offers business advice, mentoring and start-up loans to budding entrepreneurs. You can also download a business plan template from this site.

http://www.virginstartup.org/about/


A wide range of useful information on how to start and grow your own business or franchise. Website includes various guides on individual types of business.

http://startups.co.uk/

http://startups.co.uk/retail-business-guides/


The Business and IP Centre at The British Library offers business advice, various start-up / entrepreneur events and courses in addition to the very wide range of resources and databases available.

https://www.bl.uk/business-and-ip-centre


The government website offering business start-up advice:

https://www.gov.uk/starting-up-a-business/start-with-an-idea


Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa:

https://www.gov.uk/tier-1-graduate-entrepreneur-visa/overview


Below is a business plan template created the Princes Trust. This is a document that will enable you to focus on all the essential elements of business start-up.

https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people/tools-resources/business-tools/business-plans