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Making the first year count | Barclays

Business start-ups, from Barclays

Making the first year count 

You've done it, you're in business – now make it count. They say the first 12 months is crucial, so get the support you need to get your business moving in the right direction – up! 


Jargon buster

Money rules

Behind every piece of seemingly meaningless jargon, there's a straightforward idea trying to get out. Here are a few of the most common business expressions explained.

Online business masterclass


Got a genius idea for the next big thing on the web? Online business guru, Sean McManus gives his top tips for getting started

Running a business from your bedroom

Dos and donts

Building a business empire from your bedroom is possible – provided you ignore the ironing and follow a few strict rules…

VIDEO: Chococo

Chococo founder Claire Burnet

Hear how Claire Burnet, founder of Chococo, turned her passion for chocolate into a thriving family business that gave her that all-important work/life balance.