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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.

It provides:

  • 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.

Click here to download the ICAS ‘Starting a Business’ guide>>