I want to start a business, but I don’t know where to begin...
Start with our free guide for start ups
How to start a business in seven simple steps
Learn about the basics of business with our step-by-step guide to starting a business.
Step 1: How to do market research
Step 2: Registering your business
Step 3: Building your brand identity
Step 4: Writing a brilliant business plan
Step 5: Business finance basics
Step 6: Your workplace
Step 7: Marketing your business online
Say hello to your own team of experts
Business life can be tough, but with FSB by your side, we’ll help you get it right the first time. Don’t go it alone – included in your membership, you’ll have access to valuable benefits and services to support you every step of the way.
✔️ Legal guides & templates available on demand 24/7/365
✔️ Nationwide events and workshops
✔️ Legal helpline included in membership
Ready to take the leap and start a business?
Once you’ve downloaded our free guide, it’s time to think about the bigger picture. Get off to a flying start with the resources below.
Discover how sustainable purchasing and ethically sourced products in your supply chain can help your business on your net carbon zero journey.
When running a business, legal documentation is a must. From tax to employment, we take you through some of the important things you need to have in black and white.
Your ideas are your currency. Our guide covers the basics of intellectual property and what you need to do to make sure your ideas stay where they belong.
Getting the word out
Once your business is up and running, you'll need to raise your profile. Our guides will help you get started with marketing your business
A digital business is an agile business. Get started with social media marketing with our free step-by-step course.
Want to get seen online? Here are five tips to level up your digital marketing game.
Ready to spread the word about your business? We've rounded up eight marketing ideas for small businesses to get you started on your journey.