The Big Guide to Entrepreneurship

Welcome to our business manual for aspiring founders.

Packed with how-tos, tips and resources, you'll learn how to find funding, grow your business, build) your team and much more.

Click here to download.

A snapshot of what's inside

1

Writing a business plan

Expectations are important – a business plan maps out what your business' expectations are and how you expect to achieve them. It's a key document in organising your thoughts and proving plans to potential owners. We go through what it needs to include and why.

2

Getting your first customers

You’re set up and ready for your first sale, but customers are unlikely to simply start flocking to you. It’s up to you to seek them out, build their trust, appeal to their needs and land those sales. We show you how.

3

Finding funding

Even if you’ve got a stash of savings squirreled away to spend on your business, chances are you’ll need some extra funding to be able to get things off the ground. The guide highlights some funding options and how to acquire them.

4

Building a work crowd

Naturally, you’ll have a picture in your head of the ideal people you’re looking for, but actually finding these people takes time, commitment and good judgement. Learn who to hire first, perfect a recruitment process and how to define job roles.

5

Useful resources

Successful entrepreneurs are constantly learning. No matter their schedule, innovators will find time to absorb and improve, in their own field and beyond. Whether you get on better with books, audio or tools, we’ve got the recs for you based on what successful CEOs have been inspired by.

More articles

Authorised by the FCA

The FCA supervises UK financial services firms to protect consumers. We are directly authorised and regulated by the FCA and our Firm Reference Number is 656459. These details can be confirmed on the Financial Services Register at www.fca.org.uk or by calling the FCA on 0845 606 1234.