Start Up Business Basics Workshop - East Devon

Start Up Business Basics

This workshop is for East Devon residents, not currently trading or registered with HMRC .

If you’re thinking of starting your own business then this free workshop is for you. Turn your business idea into reality this year as we take you through the fundamentals of starting your first business.

The workshop is run by one of our highly experienced business advisors who has a wealth of knowledge across a huge variety of business stages and sectors. They know exactly what it takes to plan and launch a successful and sustainable business.

You’ll get practical advice on a variety of vital business basics such as choosing the right business structure, managing finances and start-up funding as well as dealing with self-assessment tax.

We’ll cover:

  • Basics of self-employment including company types.
  • Personal financial requirements and budget.
  • Understanding business income and expenditure.
  • The difference between profit and cash flow.
  • Funding options for your business including how to apply for loans and grants.
  • Registering your business with HMRC.
  • How to prepare and organise tax returns.

This workshop is part of our three part series to help you get your business idea off the ground. We’re also delviering two other workshops to help you market your business and take it online. You can find details by following the links below:


Important Information


To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in East Devon and not currently trading or registered with HMRC. If you are unsure about whether you are based in East Devon, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker.

If you have any questions about the eligibility criteria or information you need to bring with you please call us on 01837 659 059 before making a booking to avoid disappointment on the day.

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Sep 24 2019


9:30 am - 12:30 pm


East Devon Business Centre
Heathpark Way, Heathpark, Honiton, EX14 1SF