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I want to start a business: how do I create a website for my company?

Posted by 1st Formations on Jan 8, 2018 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

I want to start a business: how do I create a website for my company?

Like it or not, we’re living in a brave new world that’s driven by technology – and businesses either succeed or fail based on their ability to leverage that technology. For new companies, it’s all about finding ways to use the internet in order to better serve customers. According to cumulative data from Statista, there’s going to be a 246.15% increase in worldwide...

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I want to start a business: I have a great idea –  so what’s the next step?

Posted by 1st Formations on Jan 4, 2018 in Company Formation, General Interest | 0 comments

I want to start a business: I have a great idea –  so what’s the next step?

This is it. You’ve come up with a fantastic business idea, done your homework and have produced a rock-solid business plan. What do you do now? The vast majority of aspiring business owners will choose to take the next step by incorporating their new business as a limited company through Companies House. The process is quick, simple and will offer both you and...

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I want to start a business: should I hire staff to run my new business?

Posted by 1st Formations on Jan 4, 2018 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

I want to start a business: should I hire staff to run my new business?

Starting a business in the UK is incredibly simple. That’s why so many companies are run from sitting rooms and garages. But as your company becomes more successful, and you begin to develop a bigger workload, chances are you’ll need to move out of that garage and find somebody who can help you run your business. Hiring staff can be incredibly exciting, and...

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I want to start a business: what is branding, and why is it important for my company?

Posted by 1st Formations on Jan 4, 2018 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

I want to start a business: what is branding, and why is it important for my company?

It doesn’t matter what your business does or what sort of industry you’re operating in: chances are, you’ll be facing lots of competition. That means in order to survive, you’ll need to make sure your business stands out – and the easiest way to do that is by implementing a firm brand strategy. If you’re new to business or don’t have a lot...

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I want to start a business: how do I set up company premises?

Posted by 1st Formations on Dec 20, 2017 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

I want to start a business: how do I set up company premises?

One of the most exciting aspects of starting a new business is often setting up a physical, brick-and-mortar location for your new company to call its home. In this day and age, not every company actually needs a physical location that people can visit regularly – but a huge number of business owners continue to find the process of opening up a premises...

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I want to start a business: how do I finance it?

Posted by 1st Formations on Dec 18, 2017 in Company Finance, General Interest | 0 comments

I want to start a business: How do I finance it?

The best businesses are built from the ground up. Most entrepreneurs haven’t got a whole lot of money to fund their very first business venture – they scrape together whatever they possibly can and hit the ground running. But what is the bare minimum you will need in order to start trading and make ends meet? According to researchers, the average UK start-up...

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