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Ways to Market your Micro Business

Small businesses usually can’t afford the high marketing budgets that large companies take for granted.  Micro businesses must be creative and determined to achieve their marketing aims. Here at the Centre for Micro Business we know how to achieve this.  … Continue reading

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Starting a business from home

It’s simple to start a business from home and growing numbers of people are doing it. There are 2.9m home-based businesses in the UK and they contribute £300 billion to the economy.  As part of its long-term economic plan to … Continue reading

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So where do you get start up advice?

So you’re ready to start a business. The UK has a very supportive environment for startups, with a flourishing wealth of networks, groups and organisations for all types and style of new business, where you can get practical advice, ideas … Continue reading

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What can I call myself?

What are the restrictions on choosing a name for my sole trader business? If you’re looking to start up as a sole trader but don’t want to use a business name that already exists how do you check? . Are … Continue reading

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On your bike!

There are naturally lots of benefits from having your employees cycle to work. People who are cycling on a daily basis tend to be healthier, meaning you have less days lost to sickness each year. They also tend to have … Continue reading

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Online criminals set to face tougher penalties for copyright theft

Government launches consultation on plans to increase the maximum sentence for commercial-scale online copyright infringement. On 18th July the government has today launched a consultation on plans to increase the maximum sentence for commercial-scale online copyright infringement from 2 to … Continue reading

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