Starting a small business

We can help you get started, make sales, raise profile and balance the books. It’s easy when you know how!

Business start-up advice

Congratulations, you've taken the big leap! With a network of small businesses and expert advisers behind you, we can help start a business and introduce you to business experts.

Free e-mail course

We've created a free seven day email course covering the steps involved with starting a business. Learn everything you need to know from start-up expert Emma Jones and get inspiration from successful Enterprise Nation members.

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What should you be focusing on?

Advice and support is available on lots of topics, from bookkeeping basics and learning how to promote your business. Here are three areas to focus on when starting a business:

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Operations

Learn more about business plans and all the aspects of running a business and gain a valuable insight into operational management from market-leading specialists.

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Marketing and sales

Making sales means being in business. We provide you marketing advice and support for you to learn how to attract new customers via strong branding, social media and your website.

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Finances

Learn everything about small business cash flow management, funding, and accounting. Raise the money you need to start your business and keep your balance sheet healthy!

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Member success stories

Many Enterprise Nation members have gone on to achieve amazing things in business, working in areas they love. Learn more about them and get inspired by their fantastic stories.

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