There are a number of planning tools available online - try these to help you on your way:
Starting or growing a business is both exciting and rewarding, but getting hold of the right information can be a challenge. Work your way through our list of essential tasks to give your business the best chance of success.
Search for grants, special loans and awards for which your business or start-up may be eligible.
Although starting your business is an exciting prospect, there are a number of tax and legal issues that you have to consider. This section explains how to choose the right legal structure to suit your circumstances, highlights your legal obligations, and outlines other rules and regulations that may be relevant to you.
The very first customer is always the hardest to land. This section gives you some top tips to help you overcome this challenge.