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6. Starting a business (common mistakes)

Starting a business is no easy task and shouldn’t be taken lightly. It can be an involved process but the rewards and benefits can be well worth it

5. Business Planning

A business plan is a written document that describes a business, its objectives, strategies, the market it lives in and financial forecasts.

4. Resource Efficiency

Resource efficiency is not just an environmental initiative; it’s simply a question of good commercial sense.

3. Protecting your IP

It’s important to protect your business by securing your intellectual property rights.

2. Innovation

Business innovation is all about the successful implementation of new ideas. It’s about finding new ways to increase the efficiency of your business.

1. Employing staff for the first time

Before you start looking for a new employee, you need to consider what the best solution is to meet your business needs.