Start Ups
Build a Better Business
The small business portal
Start Up Donut
Starting a new business – free advice, tools and resources
Be the Boss
This site says it is the UK’s online franchise exhibition and we find it just as exciting, for all the same reasons, as the one above.
Enterprise Quest
Ideas and know how for small business
Business advice, guides and networking for small businesses
Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs
The Insitute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs – the only dedicated learning institute for anyone starting or running their own business.
We can just never believe how good the BBC website is and if you want to learn from other entrepreneurs then there’s loads of useful tips here.
Executives Online
After you’ve bought BAB’s Essential Guide to Earning a Living From Independent Consultancy, you may also want to have a go at Interim Management. This is our favourite site but there are others below that may be as productive for you.
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest -growing international accountancy body, with over 300,000 students and members in 160 countries.
British Chamber of Commerce
British Chambers of Commerce (UK) have branches all over the UK where you can meet fellow business people.
The Prince’s Trust
The Prince’s Trust provides access to a experienced business mentors and also to financial help for younger entrepreneurs that fit their criteria.
Marketing Donut
Small Business Marketing Advice