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Starting Your Own Business

If you want to work for yourself, it is never too early to find out more about starting your own business.

What you can do

Spend some time and research all the information you need about:

  • Employing people
  • Financing and grants
  • Health and safety
  • IT and Ecommerce
  • Payroll
  • Premises
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Start up costs
  • Taxes

Who can help

Looking for encouragement to get your ideas working then visit Start Talking Ideas for practical advice and a few tests to see what your strengths are.

Shell Livewire helps 16-30 year olds to start and develop their own business. On this website you can also create your own personal action plan.

Young Enterprise is a national education charity with a mission: to inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise.

Page updated: Monday, March 10, 2008 6:21 PM









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