Start Your Own Business in Oxfordshire

Starting a business in Oxfordshire

Starting a business in Oxfordshire?

You have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Oxfordshire 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.

Abingdon  |  Bampton  |  Banbury  |  Bicester  |  Burford  |  Carterton  |  Cherwell District Council  |  Chinnor  |  Chipping Norton  |  Didcot  |  Faringdon  |  Henley-On-Thames  |  Kidlington  |  Oxford  |  Oxford City Council  |  Oxfordshire  |  South Oxfordshire District Council  |  Thame  |  Vale Of White Horse District Council  |  Wallingford  |  Wantage  |  Watlington  |  West Oxfordshire  |  Witney  |  Woodstock  | 

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.


MB HR Support
Mb Hr Support
MB HR Support is an independent human resources specialist providing outsourced HR support to small and medium-sized companies in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties.

Our aim is to work along side our clients to provide a flexible, straightforward and practical HR service that is right for them.

Whether you want to ensure that you are legally compliant, we can advise you. If you need to address or resolve an HR issue, or you simply require ongoing support on a range of projects, we can support you. If a virtual HR manager is what you're after, then we're there.

Oxford Business Network
Oxford Business Network
We believe that the Oxford Business Network is a different concept to the other great networking opportunities that exist in Oxfordshire, motivating your attendance with a group based on

Frog Marketing
Frog Marketing
Frog Marketing is based in Wallingford and offers a professional, flexible and reliable service to local business.

Frog offer a comprehensive range of marketing services including; copy writing, graphic design, Website design, search engine optimisation, email marketing and direct marketing.

Operating across Oxfordshire and Berkshire Frog Marketing can offer marketing and communications support through out the Thames Valley reign.

The company offers a range of marketing services to business in the local area. The philosophy at Frog Marketing is to offer creative design solutions at affordable prices. Frog Marketing seeks to build partnerships with all its clients, offering a personalised ongoing service. Advice is offered freely and client satisfaction is of paramount importance.

Frog Marketing has a variety of clients, situated around Wallingford and throughout Oxford and Berkshire. Client's include electric companies, tack shops, competition livery yards, Oak framed builders, gardening companies and more.

If you can help local start-ups and small business owners in Oxfordshire, 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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