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Poisongirl81 Sat 15-Sep-18 11:30:20

I am considering starting up on my own...similar to what I do now. I have literally no idea where to start....I need a website yes but do I also need an accountant, to go on companies house etc?

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sleepismysuperpower1 Sat 15-Sep-18 13:28:04

may help checking out this website

www.greatbusiness.gov.uk/start/

all the best for your new adventure!

JanineCunningham Tue 06-Nov-18 18:20:42

You can register as a sole trader with the HMRC or you can form a Limited Company with the Companies House, both of which have pros and cons. My advice would be to do some research on it. Open a FB page for your business and make sure that if you do get a website that it is designed to make your business stand out. Start getting the word out to your friends and family in the meantime.

speakout Sun 11-Nov-18 06:21:38

Start small. You may not need a website, you don't need an accountant, you don't need to register as a business, you don't need a business bank account.

Start generating revenue, register with HMRC as a sole trader and go.
Take further steps as you need them.

ThomasLewis Sun 11-Nov-18 15:00:59

To start a business, you first need to have a client base, a finished product for sale, and a team to get started. By the way, I saw an interesting model recently there www.splento.com/corporate-photographer-liverpool when I was looking for a photographer for a corporate photo shoot. Rather, not even a model, but a qualitatively different quality of service.

speakout Sun 11-Nov-18 15:07:13

To start a business, you first need to have a client base, a finished product for sale, and a team to get started

Not for all businesses.

Tubby2424 Sun 09-Dec-18 21:41:37

My Son is seventeen and is training to be an electrician st Leeds college but needs an apprenticeship to complete his exams. Are there any companies out there willing to give him a chance. His tutor informs him he may get distinction in his results also has a hundred percent attendance and should pass his driving test in January 2019. Can anybody help.

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