This section provides some useful resources for entrepreneurs that includes what they need to start, fund and grow a business.

  • Directory of business angel networks
  • Accessing angel finance
  • Understanding the angel investment process
  • Sources of finance
  • Legal templates
  • How to start a business (from writing a business plan to raising finance to hiring staff)

The CFE Business Startup Index is an annual analysis of Companies House data, which has provided a detailed snapshot of business formations across the UK.

  • Starting, running and growing your business
  • Protecting your ideas
  • ‘Workshops and events’ for entrepreneurs
  • Articles on starting and growing your business
  • ‘Winning and Developing Customers’ for entrepreneurs
  • Operational support for HBA
  • Comprehensive overview of financing options available to growing businesses
  • Venture capital industry statistics
  • Research insights
  • Publications
  • Membership

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