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Starting a business

Get a head start with our practical Business Guides

Starting your first business? Our Business Guides provide handy tips and tactics for starting and running a successful business.

  • Planning, people, cash flow, growth, investments, expanding into e-business, and more
  • Conduct your own free business health check
  • Help you understand business better, so you can take your business where you want it to go.

How to start a business

  • Preparing to open your business
  • Registering your business name
  • Business structure
  • Your business plan
  • Start-up and on-going costs
  • Your finance options
  • Taxation, legal and compliance checklist.

How to run a business

  • Take your business places
  • Business health check
  • Business basics and essentials
  • Cash flow
  • Business growth and investments
  • Online business
  • Managing people