targetjobs – read some interesting articles around setting up your own business or
becoming a freelancer.
Prospects – learn about the initial stages
of self-employment: from developing your business idea to creating a business
plan, working out start-up costs, managing cashflow and promoting your
business. Find out if you've got what it takes to be an entrepreneur or
Heart of the South West Grow Hub – for sources of
business support our first point of contact when looking for information is the
Heart of the South West Growth Hub as they have all the current/relevant
Gov.UK – useful information on registering to be self-employed and starting a
LiveWIRE – The UK’s biggest online community for
entrepreneurs aged 16–30. The website is full of useful links and
information that will help you start up in business, design business plans etc.
To access some of the facilities you will have to register for a free account.
Prince's Trust – The Prince’s Trust Enterprise
Programme supports anyone aged 18-30 with an interest in business or
Start Up Donut – general start-up advice advice.
start-up loan site
Outset – business start-up support for the South West.
Accelerating Womens Enterprise – a range of workshops for supporting females to set up a business.
Informi - How to start a business in 20 days – Useful
step-by-step guide, plus more resources.
HMRC – Information
regarding tax and National Insurance contributions for the self-employed.
Contractor UK First Timer Guides