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How to start a business: The basics

6 April 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whatever your reasons may be for considering being your own boss, Business Gateway is here to support you and help you decide if this is the right path for you. Helping you consider your plans from exploring your potential customers to looking at the key activities and costs involved.

We will cover:

  • Personal finance planning – how much do you need to earn?
  • Researching your market – who your customers are, understanding your competition and what the trends are within your chosen field
  • Business structure – what are the core business structures? How to decide which is right for you and how to register as a business
  • Creating your start-up action plan – an outline
  • Marketing
  • Pricing
  • Naming the business
  • Basic bookkeeping
  • Forecasting
  • Financing, banking, insurance, and VAT
  • Tax


6 April 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Business Gateway