Start Your Own Business in Dorset

Starting a business in Dorset

Starting a business in Dorset?

You have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Dorset contains free resources and information that will help you get your new venture off the ground.

It also highlights local organisations who are happy to offer friendly advice and services that you need.


Alderholt  |  Beaminster  |  Blandford Forum  |  Bournemouth  |  Bournemouth Tc  |  Bridport  |  Broadstone  |  Christchurch  |  Christchurch Bc  |  Colehill  |  Corfe Mullen  |  Dorchester  |  Dorset  |  East Dorset Dc  |  Ferndown  |  Gillingham-Dorset  |  Lyme Regis  |  North Dorset  |  North Dorset  |  Poole  |  Poole Bc  |  Portland  |  Purbeck Bc  |  Shaftesbury  |  Sherborne  |  Sturminster Newton  |  Swanage  |  Verwood  |  Wareham  |  West Dorset  |  West Moors  |  Weymouth  |  Weymouth & Portland Bc  |  Wimborne  | 

Free Start Your Own Business Book

Start Your Own Business in 2017

Start Your Own Business in 2017

This 180 page book is packed with start-up information and contact details designed to help you start your business successfully.

We have been running SYOB for over 10 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between start-up success or failure.

Starting a business is easy but keeping it going and making a profit is a completely different proposition. The good news is that there are tried and tested 'rules' which have consistently proved to work.

As the old addage says 'you don't know what you don't know'!

You can download the whole book now (free of charge).

FREE Start-Up Pack

Our FREE start-up pack contains everything that you need to get you started.

It is a common trait amongst entrepreneurs to just want to 'get on with it'. However, if you want to maximise your chances of success, it is worth putting in time and effort before you start to ensure that you have set-up correctly.


  1. Start-up checklist
  2. Step-by-step guide
  3. Business plan template
  4. Personal budget planner
  5. Cashflow forecast template
  6. Marketing plan template
  7. Guide to business networking
  8. Start-up map
  9. Web & SEO Checklist
  10. Start-up map

Download Pack


Contents:
The key important dates, legal and HMRC requirements; a simple to follow step-by-step guide; relevant fact-sheets; business plan, cash flow forecast, personal survival budget and marketing plan templates; our own very popular start-up map; contents of our Start Your Own Business CD-Rom; and a Powerpoint presentation to accompany the business plan.

Recommended Local Partners

We are extremely grateful to our local partners. They have been kind enough to support us and are keen to help you too. Please do make the most of their services.

BANKING

WSX Enterprise
Wsx Enterprise

http://www.wsxenterprise.co.uk
We work with small and medium sized businesses, social enterprises and other organisations across the south of England from our operational bases in Dorset and South Hampshire.

Our team includes expertise in starting up & growing your business, ongoing business support, enterprise, business mentoring, skills, sustainability, innovation and design.
DESIGN

South Coast Design
South Coast Design

http://www.southcoastdesign.co.uk
South Coast Design is Dorset's award-winning graphic design, web design and corporate branding company.

Our team will work tirelessly to create an iconic brand for your company with our extremely popular and cost-effective branding packages, that contain everything your new business needs to swamp the competition.

We can help with logo design, flyers, brochures, exhibition visuals, product packaging, stunning social media pages... and much more!

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us at info@southcoastdesign.co.uk or fill out the contact form on this website.

Good luck with your new business,
From the South Coast Design Team.
NETWORKING

Networking Mummies Dorset
Networking Mummies Dorset

http://www.networkingmummies.com/dorsetbranch.html
Networking Mummies is a dynamic, local business community created to support and encourage entrepreneurs and self-employed people. Our understanding of the challenges involved in juggling family life with starting or building a business mean we are especially focused on offering accessible opportunities for mums (or dads!) who work for themselves to share skills and ideas and get recommendations and endorsements. Membership is free, as are many of our events. We welcome new members at any stage of their business.
OFFICE

The Cartridge Family
The Cartridge Family

Inkjet & laser cartridges, fax film, ribbons, memory sticks & data storage media, paper, printers and printer accessories.

We also collect empty cartridges and pay for certain types.

We also sell unused/unwanted inks or toners on your behalf and return up to 50% of the sale price to your account.
WEB

South Coast Design
South Coast Design

http://www.southcoastdesign.co.uk
South Coast Design is Dorset's award-winning graphic design, web design and corporate branding company.

Our team will work tirelessly to create an iconic brand for your company with our extremely popular and cost-effective branding packages, that contain everything your new business needs to swamp the competition.

We can help with logo design, flyers, brochures, exhibition visuals, product packaging, stunning social media pages... and much more!

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us at info@southcoastdesign.co.uk or fill out the contact form on this website.

Good luck with your new business,
From the South Coast Design Team.


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Starting a New Business - Key Facts

In addition to these local pages, we have also compiled a library of information covering all of the most important issues that you have to consider when you start a business.

This includes articles, downloads and links to the best resources that are available for new business start ups.

Useful Start-Up Resources

Start Up Funding

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