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Your great business idea 

Had a brainwave for a fantastic new business but not sure how to take it further? Get the tips and information you need to get started and juggle your family and your new business.

Laura's story


Laura Morris, founder of online business, Rentabuggy, shares her tips and hints on launching and running a company from home

Why mums are good at business

Mums good at business

According to Michelle Mone, creator of international lingerie brand, Ultimo, mums have great entrepreneurial skills – just from being a mum. Find out why

Entrepreneur personality test

One thing

Do you have a fantastic business idea? Check out this personality test and see if you've got what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur.

Start your dream business


Heather Butler-Smith shares her starting-a-business tips covering everything from doing the initial research to writing that all-important business plan.

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