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Start and run your own business: The Complete Guide to Setting Up and Managing a Small Business

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Start and run your own business: The Complete Guide to Setting Up and Managing a Small Business.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Alan Le Marinel(Author)

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Whether you dream of owning a corner shop or starting the next High Street chain, there are few more exciting prospects than starting your own business. The number of people choosing to shape their own destiny is growing and is open to people of all ages. Entrepreneurs over the age of 45 increased by 26 per cent last year and the average age of those who start their own business is 39. If you get it right the rewards can be great - not only in financial terms but in the sense of achievement. This book will guide you through the whole start up process and steer you on towards success. Defining your business strategy Researching the market and setting the right price Writing a business plan and raising finance Recruiting and managing staff Forecasting, budgeting and accounting Buying an existing business or franchise
Contents: 1. Thinking through your idea; 2. Complying with legislation; 3. Setting objectives; 4. Defining your business strategy; 5. Obtaining the right support; 6. Researching the market; 7. Identifying your products; 8. Setting the right price; 9. Employing new staff; 10.Being in the right place; 11.Promoting your business; 12.Using professional help; 13.Compiling financial forecasts; 14.Looking at grants and subsidies; 15.Writing your business plan; 16.Raising finance; 17.Keeping your accounts; 18.Looking at franchising options; 19.Buying an existing business; 20.Maintaining quality standards; 21.Exporting for the first time; 22.Dealing with problems; 23.Staying ahead of the competition; 24.Using technology in your business Useful contacts Glossary Index

Recommended reading for people wishing to start their own business -- Sunday Times, August 3 August 2003 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Book details

  • PDF | 288 pages
  • Alan Le Marinel(Author)
  • How To Books; 2nd Revised edition edition (26 Nov. 2004)
  • English
  • 9
  • Business, Finance & Law

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  • By LondonDC on 27 March 2007

    I bought this book because I was looking to start a business. It was so negative and so free of detail, it almost made me want to give up!I have read other, more coversational, upbeat publications but it turns out they also have more information. I really wasted my money buying this text. It jumped around, there was no order. It was opinionated without offering guidance. It also offered no detail about the author themselves, compared to other books on the subject. I find it useful to hear about the authors own experience or background because the advice they are giving could impact susbtantially on future endeavours. A very poor book.

  • By BATS201 on 4 August 2012

    this is a well written book that ranges from pricing your goods to extra support and has a non nonsense approach when dealing with accounts. a good buy, highly recommended. look at table of contents for a brief idea.

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