Getting Started


Part 2: Let’s get started! A Checklist for setting up your business! The Basics for going live!

  • Let’s get started – Types of business (Limited Company, Partnership? or Self Employed?) Which one is right for you?

  • What about Franchises?

  • How to Register your business with Self Assessment or Companies House

  • VAT – Thresholds for paying VAT and Voluntary VAT. How to register for VAT

  • Setting up a Business bank account

  • Business Insurances  – What insurances will you need?

  • Copyright and Protecting your work

  • Branding & Logos  – What look are you going for? How to design your own logo easily

  • Going live! – Setting up a website, Social media pages and an email hosting professional domain  (never use hotmail!)

  • Setting up Zoom or Teams for business calls

  • Likely Initial costs for setting up your business and top tips to keep them low