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You might be interested in the following business information

British Library

A one-stop shop listings site of essential websites for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The aim of the site is to save you time trawling the web, by bringing together useful sites for small businesses in one place.

D2N2

D2N2 is the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

East Midlands Chamber

The Chamber offers Members extensive networking opportunities and a wide range of discounted services. The Chamber is the leading business organisation in the East Midlands.

Invest Ashfield and Mansfield

Promoting the area as a place to do business, supporting growth of local businesses and attracting new companies.

Nottingham Business Venture

NBV delivers a number of proactive development programmes whilst providing accessible business start-up support, mentoring and continued assistance to new, growing and established businesses.

Small Business.co.uk

Provides useful resources, products and services for small business owners and start-ups .Offering free online advice in the form of news articles, guides, tips and features that can point you in the right direction to start and run your own small business.

Information last updated 25 October 2018

National information

Companies House

If you’re starting up you’ll find information about your need to register your business, how to check if a name is available, when to file accounts, and lots more. All limited companies in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland are registered at Companies House. 

Federation of Small Business

The main organisation for small business in the UK, the FSB promotes and protects the interests of the self-employed and small business owners within the UK. Formed in 1974, it now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches. 

Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust operates an Enterprise Programme providing money and support to help young people start up in business. The site also features an “A-Z of Young Businesses”, and a Business Finder. Useful resources and links. 

Setting up a business

Information about starting up and running a business in the UK, including help if you’re self-employed or a sole trader. An essential starting point. 

Shell LiveWire

Established in 1982, the Shell LiveWIRE programme offers free online business advice and start-up awards of £1,000 and £10,000 funding to young entrepreneurs (aged 16-30) in the UK. The site contains lots of useful tools and links, including how to write a business plan. Registration allows access to more resources. 

UK Intellectual Property Office 

Many entrepreneurs, inventors and businesses forget about their intellectual property. The Intellectual Property Office helps you get the right type of protection for your creation or invention, no matter how big or small, from trade marks to patents, designs to copyright.