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Starting a business

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  • An online advice forum designed for anyone starting or managing a small business
  • These Webinars from HMRC cover a variety of topics for businesses and self-employed. They can be viewed either live or on-demand
  • The service aims to assist small and medium enterprises with up to 250 employees who are looking to grow by at least 20%each year
  • Wycombe district has a variety of business conference and meeting venues ranging from meeting rooms in small-friendly local hotels to formal theatre-style venues seating hundreds of delegates
  • Guidance from Wycombe District Council on the actions which businesses can take to develop strategies which can facilitate a swift recovery from a wide variety of crisis and emergency situations
  • A partnership between private enterprise and government to highlight support for start-ups and growing businesses. The site signposts to various sources of business advice and finance
  • Businesses and other organisations that occupy non-domestic premises pay business rates. Businesses located within Wycombe district should register for business rates with Wycombe District Council
  • Buy in Buckinghamshire is a network led by Bucks Business First, aimed at improving procurement processes in the County.
  • This charitable society offers free advice to people looking to start their own social enterprise
  • Wycombe District Council runs a variety of food safety and catering courses
  • A charity that helps people who are unable to access traditional finance
  • Provides information about Business Angel investment opportunities. FSE Group has an active Business Angel Investor Network and offers training seminars
  • Health and safety at work advice from Wycombe District Council
  • Allows businesses of all types and size to advertise vacancies and provides services such as sifting job applications and pre-employment training
  • Provides help for unemployed people who want to start a business, with emphasis on sustainability and growth potential
  • Buckinghamshire Business First (BBF) has launched an online business support tool. This includes information on business start up, finance, growth and general business advice
  • Prime stands for the Prince's Initiative for Mature Enterprise. It is the only national organisation dedicated to helping older people start and run their own business
  • Business start up help for unemployed 18 to 30 year olds
  • Depending on the type of business, new businesses may require licenses or planning permission and may be required to register with Wycombe District Council or with another organisation
  • Offers tailor made business advice packs
  • WDC spends over £35 million per year on goods and services and works providing firms of all sizes with a range of commercial opportunities
  • Course covering tax, National Insurance, business records and expenses from HMRC
  • Guidance from HM Revenue and Customs, especially in relation to tax and national insurance issues
  • StartUp Britain is a new campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. It is designed to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK
  • Advice about starting up a business from Gov.uk
  • Business Advice Service which provides free advice to pre-start and existing small businesses (with five employees or less).