Starting a business

Best laid plans

Making the decision to start a business is an exciting but sometimes daunting one. It takes bravery and plenty of thought before taking the plunge.

Whether you’re starting out for the first time or are a seasoned entrepreneur, it’s well worth investing in advice early on to help you make the right decisions at the right time.

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By considering key areas of your business set-up early on, you can avoid costly errors further down the line.

Rachael Rackham

Senior Client Advisor

How we can help

To ensure your business has the strongest foundation possible, there are some key questions that we’ll help you to work through, including:

  • What’s the best business set up for me?

  • Should I register for VAT?

  • Will I employ staff? Do I need a payroll scheme?

  • Do I need accounting software? Which is best?

  • What tools can I use to manage my cash flow?

  • How will I raise finance and what’s the best approach?


It can be daunting to make all these decisions by yourself, but with our team on hand to recommend the best approach, you can avoid costly errors further down the line.

Try us...

We’ve guided hundreds of entrepreneurs through successful company start-ups and offer a free initial consultation to all prospective clients. Call us or fill out the contact form below to chat with one of our team.

If you’re a local tech entrepreneur, you can also speak to one of our start-up team through the Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre.