Choosing a business (type)

  • Goods or Service?
  • Skills Analysis/Audit
  • Legal Requirements
  • Compliance Issues

Deciding on a business structure

  • Incorporate
    • Limited
    • Limited by Guarantee
    • CIC
    • Partnership
    • Sole Trader
    • Social Enterprise
    • Charity
    • Co-operative

Choosing a Business Name

  • Passing off

Market Research

  • Customer identification
  • Where and how do they buy/
  • Price
  • Price sensitivity
  • Competitors
  • USP

 Marketing Plan

  • Pricing
  • Selling
  • Networking
  • Brand Awareness /Promotion
  • Routes to Market
  • Client groups/Segmentation

 IT

  • Website
  • Invoicing
  • Computer software/hardware
  • Social media

 

 Premises

  • Use and suitability
  • Planning Permission
  • Rent
  • Business Rates
  • DDA Compliance
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Overheads

 Finance

  • Tax, NI and VAT
  • Personal Survival Budgets
  • Trade Accounts
  • Start Up Capital
  • Sources of Finance
  • Cashflow Forecasting
  • Tax, NI & VAT
  • Bookkeeping
  • Personal Drawings/Salaries
  • Class ii and Class IV NI
  • Invoice Discounting
  • Accounts
  • Using an Accountant?

HR

  • Policies
  • Health and safety
  • Pensions
  • Job descriptions

Other

  • Legal Advice
  • Accountancy Advice
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Insurances
  • Procurement
  • Accreditations
  • Personal survival budgets

 

Please contact Simerjit Gakhal to find out how to get more advice.

01902 551997

simerjit.gakhal@wolverhampton.gov.uk

(Wolverhampton City Council)

 

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