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Startup Advice

There’s a story behind every business. A big idea. A spark of inspiration that ignited a big ambition. Because it takes courage to start a business. It takes a bold step to push on and do things your way. And when it gets tough, it’s your restless determination that keeps it going. We get it. Because we’re restless too.

Our startup advice collects articles from Business Guardian Angel, inspirational guest posts from real entrepreneurs and practical guides on startup essentials.

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How to survive running a business from home

Starting up

17 October 2018

Running a home business? Here’s how to make the most of it.

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Why you should be a sustainable SME

Starting up

4 June 2018

With sustainability high on the agenda, here's why your SME should go green.

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The ups and downs of starting a business

Starting up

31 May 2018

Follow our guide to getting through the scariest part of business - starting up

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How to assess the health of your business

Starting up

5 April 2018

Using an effective SWOT analysis to assess your businesses health and assist in forward planning.

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Women entrepreneurs: growing confidence

Starting up

8 March 2018

Five practical tips to help women in business stay on track as you move forward.

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Suzi Wong: investing in you

Starting up

16 February 2018

From a childhood ambition to challenging industry norms.

Startup risks (and how to handle them)
Startup risks (and how to handle them)

Starting up

15 February 2018

Starting up takes courage - and knowing how to manage the most common risks

Timing is everything for startups
Timing is everything for startups

Starting up

15 February 2018

Start your next venture with courage and confidence.

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Whose footsteps are you following in?

Starting up

15 February 2018

Every business comes from somewhere. So who started you on your path to success?