As you well know, our ambition is to stop SMEs failing in their early years and we set out to help them get off to the best start possible. It’s a sad fact that many SME owners are guilty of taking too much on and either not looking for, or cannot afford, support that will help their business succeed long into the future. Starting up a business can be very daunting, and overwhelming especially without the right support. Below is some detail on free resources you get access to by signing up on our website.
These fantastic updates are available for all to see on our website. Here, you will find the latest news, commentary and advice from the world of new businesses. Regularly updated, our blog will provide you with valuable nuggets of knowledge that you can bring into practice when running your business.
Our monthly newsletter, The Startup Times, provides updates on what we’ve been up to and what the future holds for us. This is alongside the most important news surrounding all things business from that month. Our newsletters are a must-read to keep up to date with The Startup Pack and beyond!
The Startup Guide
It is exactly what it says on the tin – a guide for new businesses! Here, you will find everything you need to consider when getting started. This will help build the strong foundations your business needs to be successful long into the future. This handbook includes a helpful checklist to ensure nothing gets missed along the way!
The Contributor Directory
We’ve compiled a list of other businesses who are just as passionate about your business’ strong start as we are. They can help new companies build those foundations for long term success that we have previously discussed. Many of these companies are local to you. This further promotes our desire for promoting thriving local economies.
The Startup Finance Guide
Probably the biggest problem faced by those setting up a Start-up for the first time is – ‘What finance do I need, what type suits those needs best and how do I get it’?
Our brand new finance guide breaks down that tricky jargon that many funding bodies throw out there and confuse people. It assesses funding options that may be available to your business and provides a list of things to consider before applying. You will also learn the criteria that different funders use which will stop you wasting time chasing unsuitable funding options.
Now we’ve filled you in on what you might have been missing out on, be sure to register on our homepage so you don’t miss another thing! It will cost you nothing and could save you a lot of time and money!