Planning Your Start-Up


Planning your start-up business is a crucial step. If done diligently will save you time, money and ensure your new business venture has the greatest chance of success.

There is a lot to consider with starting-up, below are just some of the key things which will give you a great start on developing your thinking for your new venture.

Creating Your Business Plan

Putting together a business plan helps you to clarify what you wish to achieve, how you are going to do......
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Market and Sector Research

Market research helps you spot opportunities, reduce risks and make better decisions....
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Start-up Checklist

Start-up planning will improve your chances of success and help you anticipate and deal with any difficulties...
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Choosing the Legal Structure for Your business

Choosing the Legal Structure for Your business...
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Rumbletums Cafe  

Rumbletums Cafe

Rumbletums Café is a registered charity that provides excellent homemade food, training facilities and is also a community hub for...

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Skills for Life: Multiply Small Grants Opportunity  

Skills for Life: Multiply Small Grants Opportunity

WMCA has now launched a Small Grants opportunity for VCS Organisations (Wave 2) to support with outreach & engagement activity for...

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Black Business Fund  

Black Business Fund

Black-owned restaurants with fewer than five locations can apply to the fund for a grant.

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