10 Things to Do Before Starting a Business

10 Things to Do Before Starting a Business

Before starting your business there are many things to consider. However I would recommend you to look into these 10 things. This guide will take you through each of the key sections of the start-up process: evaluating your business idea, choosing a business model, planning strategy and finance, creating a team, branding and finally getting ready to launch. 1. Do market research Market research is very important component of business strategy. When identifying and analysing the market needs, market size and competition, you will find a niche which leads to the profitable business. 2. Plan your finance A wise person first sits down and calculates the expense to see if […]

How to Start and Register a Business in the UK

How to Start and Register a Business in the UK

What you need to do to start a business in the UK, depends on your structure of business. Most businesses register as a sole trader, private limited company or partnership. Sole traders If you’re a sole trader, you run your own business as an individual and you’re self-employed. You can keep all your business profit after you’ve paid tax on it. You’re personally responsible for any losses your business makes. You must also follow certain rules on running and naming your business. Your responsibilities It’s simpler to start as a sole trader. You’ll need to: keep records of your business sales and expenses, send a Self Assessment tax return every […]