Start Your Own Business in East Sussex

Starting a business in East Sussex

Starting a business in East Sussex?

You have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in East Sussex 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.

Adur Dc  |  Battle  |  Bexhill  |  Brighton  |  Brighton & Hove Cc  |  Crowborough  |  East Sussex  |  Eastbourne  |  Eastbourne Bc  |  Hailsham  |  Hastings  |  Hastings Bc  |  Heathfield  |  Hove  |  Lewes  |  Lewes District  |  Peacehaven  |  Pevensey  |  Polegate  |  Rother Dc  |  Rye  |  Seaford  |  St Leonards-On-Sea  |  Uckfield  |  Wadhurst  |  Wealden Dc  |  Winchelsea  | 

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

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.


Stephen Rimmer LLP Solicitors
Stephen Rimmer Llp Solicitors

Crane Creative
Crane Creative
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First Friday Networking
First Friday Networking
Businesses of all sizes are welcome, we meet to make connections, talk about our businesses and find ways of helping each other.

It's a great opportunity to meet like minded people in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Come along, do some networking, and have some fun! If you understand the value of face to face networking - come along - if you haven't yet experienced it - come along - its informal, friendly and people do business!

There is no prior booking, no registration, no fees and no pressure!

Please pass these details on to anyone who you feel will benefit from our great networking groups.

Everybody is welcome! Bring plenty of business cards and some promotional material and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this unstructured networking group.

SJE Marketing
Sje Marketing
Marketing support for SMEs in the Uckfield and surrounding area. Copywriting (inc websites), SEO, social media, newsletters and one to one training (various). It's all about raising your profile and getting your name 'out there'.

Manor Creative
Manor Creative

Dowling Consultants
Dowling Consultants
Starting a new business, looking to expand and develop, or stuck in a rut?

If that's you we can help. We will look at where you are, where you want to go and then guide you on a route to business success

Jules Halliday
Jules Halliday
I am an award winning trainer and writer specialising in career coaching and business development with a passion for helping people achieve their dreams whether that is securing their dream job, boosting confidence or simply finding a way to make more time to live a great life.

I provide CV writing, recruitment services, training and development both for businesses and individuals.

My main areas of expertise are business development, customer service, retail, sales, team leading and management.

The skills and experience I have gained over the past 20 odd years has led me to write career articles, be a guest blogger on recruitment and business sites and I am the Author of CV Creator, Interview Questions & Answers and Interview Tips for Success, which are all available on Amazon, Lulu, Createspace and Kobo.

I love inspiring people (and talking!), which is a good thing as I have spent many years as a Public Speaker and have been featured as a Presenter at industry conventions, corporate events and on TV and radio.

To find out more about me and the services I provide, please visit my website or give me a call.

If you can help local start-ups and small business owners in East Sussex, we would be delighted to help you reach them. Add Free Listing

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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