Starting a business

The videos include case studies and learning resources on relevant practical issues including advice on starting, growing and financing a business, business planning, managing cash flow, recruiting staff, intellectual property and managing tax affairs including corporation tax, VAT and PAYE.

The videos can be found on You Tube click here

HMRC’s Tax Help

HMRC’s Tax Help will give you quick, easy-to-use advice on everything you need to know about tax when starting your own business.

You can get tailored Tax Help from  HMRC to aid you whether you are self-employed or employed.

‘Starting your own Business’ e-Learning Tool

HM Revenue & Customs have recently launched a new FREE e-learning tool that advises on the tax and National Insurance issues involved in starting your own business.

The package can be completed in bite-size pieces and covers subjects including:

  • Starting in business
  • Registering your self employment
  • What records should I keep?
  • What can I claim against my income?
  • VAT registration
  • Becoming an employer

Incorporated into the package are learning checks and videos as well as links to further advice on YouTube & website. To start the tutorial, just click on the link HMRC

For more information on what licences you may need to start-up your business please visit: Licences

For more information on starting your business visit: Setting up a Business

If you are thinking of starting up your own business and you’re aged 18-30 and either unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week, The Princes Trust can provide you with guidance and advice: Princes Trust


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