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Business start-ups, from Barclays

Getting started 

Get the business advice and support you need to take your first steps in the start-up world, including marketing your business, getting online and creating that all-important work/life balance.


What Mumsnetters told us


We asked you about the ins and outs of starting a business, and nearly 500 of you responded. So here's what those of you who are thinking about starting a business, or already run one, said.

Business checklist

Want to start your business? This start-a-business checklist is definitely worth following, and will make your journey to launch a lot smoother and hopefully a little less stressful.

Where are you on the business timeline?

Whether you've just got the germ of an idea or are looking to expand your business, check out our next steps to move your venture forward.

One thing I wish I'd known

One thing

Five successful women entrepreneurs share their business wisdom on what it means to be your own boss.

Family finance, from Barclays

For great tips and information about family finances, head to Family finance, from Barclays for property, savings, education, budgeting

LifeSkills from Barclays.

Find out how you can help get 1 million young people ready for work by 2015.