A step by step guide to starting and financing a new business
ICAS have produced a short and simple guide ‘Starting a Business’ to help aspiring entrepreneurs on the way to setting up and running a successful company. It has been prepared by ICAS Chartered Accountants who have set up or invested in successful new businesses.
Tips on what you need to know, based on the experience of those who have done it themselves
How to prepare a business plan and where to go for help
Advice from successful entrepreneurs, including what helped them get their ideas off the ground
Where to look for funding and how to increase your chances of getting it - advice from banks, investors and the business angels who help to fund and advise new and growing businesses
Links to advice, support and where to find a mentor.