Start Your Own Business Course

Start Your Own Business Course Objectives

To enable participants to gain a strong understanding and confidence in all the key areas of concern for anyone who is starting up a new business.

Course format

One day tutor led course from 10:00 to 16:30

Course outline

Legal side

  • Forming a company
  • Consider Sole Trader and Partnership options
  • Options for different types of companies
  • Filing of company returns
  • Role of a director and secretary
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Protection

Banks and Finance

  • Introduction to business planning
  • Opening a business bank account
  • Merchant service providers
  • Registering for VAT
  • Tax implications
  • Personal Financial planning as a business owner
  • PAYE registration

Marketing and the internet

  • Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing /SEO
  • Website

Accounting and Bookkeeping

  • Introduction to finance, financial accounts, terminologies
  • Overview of financial reporting products
  • Sources of finance

Human Resources

  • People management and being a boss

Benefits of the Course

  • Greater confidence when taking bold steps of setting up a business
  • Broad foundation of knowledge to assist in setting up the business

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