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Start-up Resources (National)

Business companion


Information for businesses and individuals that need to know about trading standards legislation.


CITB (Construction Industry Training Board)


​The CITB supports the skills needs of the British construction sector.


Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT)


​Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting individuals, start ups and businesses.

Intellectual property basics


​Series of videos helping businesses understand IP and some of the areas around it.


Kick Off In Business


​Offer free, short courses to give you an insight into self-employment, help you launch your own business, and give you the help and support you need to grow your business.


Lawyers for your Business


​Scheme run by the Law Society offering a free consultation on legal requirements relating to your business.


Plunkett Foundation

​Community businesses trade primarily for the benefit of their community. The Plunkett Foundation provides support and resources for community businesses.


Press Gazette: company profiles


​Searchable database listing over 5 million UK limited companies


Prince's Trust

​Supporting business creation by 18 to 30 year olds.


Santander's Survive and Revive

​Business support programme has been created to help businesses that are looking for ways to rebuild, reshape or evolve their operations in response to coronavirus.

Start-up Britain

​National campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, harnessing the expertise and passion of Britain's leading business people; aims to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK.


The Business Community

​The Small Business Toolkit by The Business Community is a published book that you can access for free and read online or download as a PDF. It is a collection of articles to help improve and enhance the success of any small business looking to grow.

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