Thinking of starting a business?

Whatever your ideas and plans, this website is packed with information in short lessons to help get you started!

Each lesson is a part of a short course, registration is FREE and you can leave and return to cover courses at your pace!

Looking for insurance?

Services Family is not currently offering insurance policies. Our partners still help with Business or Travel insurance.

Starting a business

Starting a new business is rewarding. This module helps you understand your start up choices and potential sources of funding.

Business Planning

In this module we look at drafting a business plan as a management tool and to support an application for a loan or Grant.

Starting as a Sole Trader

A sole trader is self employed, runs a small business and wants to keep the administration as simple as possible.

Starting a Partnership

You’ve decided to start a partnership to formalise you business ideas and work closely with one or more colleagues.

Starting a limited company

Starting a limited company is more complicated but it can be better when you have liabilities or employ others.

Looking to start a business? Start a course for free, and always free!

Get inspired!

Success stories from our community and Start-Up Loans UK

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These links open a new tab with a start-up loans business serving our community. Government backed start-up loans are one of many funding options you might consider for your business. Read more about funding.

How can we help your business succeed?

Already started? Here are some quick links we think might help your planning; if you have a suggestion, let us know.

People copy or steal ideas - it is important to protect yours!

Understand and protect yourself from mishaps - insurance can reduce your financial risks!

Think about banking and payment solutions (eCommerce) for online retail, stalls, shops/restaurants and even busking.

Protecting your business and customer's data is vital and regulated. Your business is also a potential target for scams or financial fraud.

Looking to start a business? Start a course for free, and always free!

We make every effort to ensure that the website is up to date but, you should only use it as a guide!
If you see anything that needs an update let us know.

This site provides links and references to 3rd Parties information and examples - we do not endorse or recommend any 3rd Parties other than public authorities and our partners Tapoly or X-Forces Enterprise for example.

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