Running a business


There are lots of different things that you need to consider when setting up and running your own business. This list below will help you with some of the basics.

Strategy and planning

Business planning
Inspiration
Ethical business
Exporting & importing
Franchising
Primary research
Registering a business

Managing people, offices and procedures

Employees
Health & safety
Home working
IT systems
Office spaces

Finances and cash flow

Tax & accounting
Grants and raising finance


Protecting your ideas and legal issues

Intellectual property
Legal issues

Marketing, sales and e-commerce

Awards
Advertising
E-mail marketing
Promotional material
Sales
Search Engine Optimisation
Social media
Writing a blog
websites and e-commerce