BUSINESS GUIDES
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How to start up in 200+ sectors

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Agriculture and forestry

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Poultry farm

If you're planning on running a poultry farm you'll need to decide whether you'll focus on egg production or on producing birds for the table. Our practical guide will help you start up and run your poultry business.

Automotive sector

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Motorcycle dealer

You'll need plenty of working capital if you want to sell new motorcycles so many dealers choose to only sell second hand machines. Read our in-depth practical guide to starting up and running your own motorcycle retailing business.

Business services

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Intermediary

Just about everyone needs insurance at some point in their life. Get the essentials for starting up and running your own insurance intermediary business in our practical guide.

Construction sector

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Electrician

Electricians work on domestic and commercial properties, installing, improving and repairing different types of wiring systems. Check out our practical guide for starting and running your own electrician business.

Consumer services

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Day nursery

Demand for day nurseries is steadily growing, boosted by more people working and by tax breaks to make childcare more affordable. Read our in-depth practical guide to starting up and running your own day nursery.

Health sector

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Dentist

As the owner of a private dental practice you may have only NHS patients, only private patients or a mix of both. Our guide covers the key issues for starting and running your own practice.

Catering and hospitality

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Internet cafe

Running an internet cafe could be a success if you offer something special to attract customers, like setting up gaming leagues. You'll find all you need to start up and run your own business in our practical guide.

Leisure

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Go kart track

Go kart tracks may be indoor or outdoor and usually have a variety of different customers including corporate groups, stag and hen parties and individuals. Our guide covers the key issues for starting and running your own go kart track.

Manufacturing

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Jewellery maker

Jewellery makers are skilled craftspeople with a passion for creating bespoke pieces from precious metals and gemstones. Read our in-depth practical guide to starting up and running your own jewellery making business.

Retail and wholesale

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Bridal shop

Bridal shops sell ready made, made-to-measure and designer bridal gowns, as well as outfits for the rest of the wedding party. Wedding outfit hire may also be offered. Our practical guide will help you start up and run your own bridal shop.

Transport

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Coach firm

Private coach firms may offer local bus services to fare paying passengers, possibly on routes subsidised by the local authority, or they may take on private hire work. Our practical guide will help you start up and run your own coach firm.