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Starting a business

Information on business planning, registering a company and starting a new business.

  1. Setting up

    Find information on setting up a business in Scotland.

  2. Tax and registering

    Find information registering your business with HM Revenue & Customs and Companies House.

  3. Marketing your business

    Information on marketing and sales for your business.

  4. Intellectual property

    Find out what intellectual property is and how to protect it in the UK and abroad.

  5. Further help to start a business

    Information on organisations or services that can help you start a business or help your staff learn new skills.

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