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The Government is helping businesses across the UK prepare for a future outside the European Union. You'll find information relevant to your business at which will help you identify any actions you need to take #BSHelpline
There is a network of 38 Growth Hubs across the UK. You can find the growth hub nearest to you by hovering over the relevant area on the online map> #BSHelpline
Running a small business? Head over to the Health and Safety Executive's YouTube channel for some great videos and free resources> #BSHelpline
One of the best ways to get help with your #marketing is to get in touch with your local growth hub. Many of them offer free events and workshops where you can talk to experts and fellow business starters. Find your local growth hub here. #BSHelpline
Advertising online - through pay-per-click ads, banners and other messages - can be an excellent way to promote your brand and generate sales. Discover more in this article> #BSHelpline
Find out more about crowdfunding, start up loans, small business grants and more > #BSHelpline
A business plan is a written document that describes your business. It covers objectives, strategies, sales, marketing and financial forecasts. Learn more about how to write one here> #BSHelpline
Employing an apprentice can be great for your business. If you’re in England, you can get government funding to cover some of the cost of training and assessing an apprentice. Find out more> #BSHelpline
People see their pets as one of the family and are prepared to spend a lot of money on them. This is good news for the pet grooming sector. This practical guide will help you start up and run your own pet grooming business> #BSHelpline
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