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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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A1 Grafters
Waste/Rubbish Removal & 24 hour Emergency Plumbing

South East Enterprise are helping us achieve our vision. Enjoying a close business relationship for many years, we have accessed a wide range of courses including Google My Business, Instagram, Facebook and more. Their support has helped us win new customers. Recently, we received support with Cyber Security. We are extremely grateful to South East Enterprise for their ongoing commitment and support in developing small companies such as ours

Fastshield packaging Ltd
Specialists in Expanded Polystyrene

The South East Enterprise E-Business programme provided us with the training and insight we needed to improve our on-line presence. The support we received from South East Enterprise is really helping us to understand how to get the most benefit for our business.

London College of Healthcare & Recruitment
Vocational healthcare training
The Matrix Standard
Best of Greenwich awards 2019 shortlist
Greenwich business awards 2018
Cyber Essentials
London Healthy Workplace Charter
London Living Wage
National Enterprise Network Awards 2013
Business for London