Business start up

Seeking advice at an early stage will start your new business off on the best footing. Whether you are developing your business plan, looking for business premises or marketing your products and services, help is at hand.

For advice, business-skills training and ongoing business support you can contact the business support information team CapitalB at Bromley College.

For a host of useful online guidance and information about starting in business visit the Starting Up pages of the Business Link in London website.

If you are still looking for business ideas or would like to find out more about the type of business you want to start, the business opportunity profiles service is an ideal starting point.

Planning to start a new food business then visit our starting a food business pages. If you are ready to open your new food business you will need to ensure that you register your business at least 28 days before starting to trade.