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Business start ups and choosing the right business structure

When starting a new business you will be faced with a number of decisions or matters which will require attention:

  • who will provide accounting and tax advice
  • what you will need from your bank or other lender
  • are you intending to be in business with someone else – if so, on what basis
  • the premises you need for the business
  • how do you market or advertise
  • the product – do you own all the rights in the product
  • health and safety
  • employees
  • who are your customers?  If you sell business to business or to consumers – the rules can be different
  • is your website compliant with the Distance Selling Regulations
  • registration under the Data Protection Act
  • will you provide credit to your customers
  • insurance

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