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Start-up advice

Take control of your destiny by working for yourself.

Are you thinking about starting your own business? 

Let us help you decide, start your business with guidance from SEE.

We provide practical, impartial advice in confidence to individuals thinking about starting in business.

No matter what stage you have reached with your business idea, maybe it's just a seed of an idea at the moment or perhaps you are well on the way with a fully developed plan or you are on the verge of actually starting to trade, we can offer you guidance, one to one advice and our expert advisers provide on-going support, tailored to meet your needs.

Let us help you turn your idea into a practical reality.

If you already have a draft business plan please email it to info@seenterprise.co.uk and one of our advisers will get in touch to discuss this with you.

We advise on subjects such as legal formats, raising finance, preparing business plans, forecasting, VAT status, sales, marketing, social media and e-business, employment considerations and ensuring that the full implications have been identified.

We provide a very competitively priced service and would be happy to discuss your requirements.

20 tips to choose an idea (pdf 81KB)

Business plan template (rtf 107KB)

Simple CF-PL Model (xls 72KB)

Useful links

Get further start-up advice from Gov.UK

British Library Business & IP Centre

Start Up Loans Company

The BIg Lottery

UnLtd awards

Open 4 Business grant search

HM Revenue & Customs

The Princes Trust

Business in the Community for a variety of business issues including enterprise for the over 50's

Lawyers For Your Business, legal advice

City Business Library

Register today and a business advisor will get in touch with you.

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