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Operations and transport

Transport logistics for business

Decide on the most appropriate transportation according to the requirements of your business

Operating your own motor vehicles

Different types of vehicle have tax and management implications for businesses

Business start-up organiser

Compile a personalised list of starting-up tasks and access resources to help you complete each one

Budgeting and business planning

Why business planning and budgeting are important and how to include them in the daily running of your business




Starting up


Considering starting up?


Starting a business - meeting the challenges


Finding and managing the money


Choosing and setting up a legal structure


Naming your business


Buying a business


Choosing and setting up premises


Keeping the workplace safe and your employees healthy


Taxes and paperwork - getting started


Tax and National Insurance for self-employed or partners


Corporation Tax




Tax and payroll for employers


Becoming an employer for the first time


Sales and marketing


Financial control

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Operations and transport


Contracts and suppliers


IT and e-commerce for start ups


Importing and exporting


Protecting your business & ideas


Choosing advisers and services


Understanding the European market