How to start a business

Nothing sets your business up for success like great preparation up front. Make sure you have the right knowledge and support when setting out on your own. Always write a business plan first to lay the foundations and help secure any required investment. The next steps will include choosing a name, deciding on an appropriate structure and registering your company (if necessary), as well as putting into place any relevant agreements. Also, don't forget to protect your business interests with confidentiality agreements and business insurance. We'll explain all this and more.