Newark and Sherwood Homes Limited
Kelham Hall, Kelham
Newark On Trent,
Notts, NG23 5QX
Tel: 0845 258 5550

Newark and Sherwood Homes

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Thinking of Starting a Business?

Useful Start-up Information

If you are thinking of starting your own business it may be one of the most exciting and challenging things you can do.  There can be many rewards but also a number of risks involved.

All new businesses are likely to need support and advice to ensure that their new venture has the greatest chance of success.

For a full range of information about local business start-up services to support you with your business ideas or venture - visit the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce facilitated Business Advice Website

Other useful sites to visit:

Newark and Sherwood District Council – provide a range of information for businesses to include: about loans, services to businesses, recruitment and training, investing in the area and business growth.

Newark Business Club – meeting monthly at their breakfast club and representing around 800 separate organisations in the locality.  Membership is open to all who do business within Newark and its surroundings, as well as those having a general interest in business in the town. - for start-ups and businesses detailing a whole range of useful information to include:

  • online guides, tutorials, Contracts Finder; Finance and Business Support finder;
  • information about setting up a business - registering, licensing, banking, VAT, NI and employing people.

Nottinghamshire County Council – Offering Free business advice and support in partnership with a local Enterprise Agency to include:  one-to-one personalised consultations, business plan development and support, business master classes, advice and access to grant funding and start-up loans where available.

Prince's Trust - work with 13 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law providing practical and financial support to disadvantaged young people, developing key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation.

Co-operatives UK - 10 step guide to setting up a co-operative.

Mentors Me  - If you are a growing business and feel you would benefit from support and guidance from an experienced business professional, you can find a business mentor.

Great - provides information on start-up and growth, covering general running a business, financing, staffing and expanding.

Business In You - a national campaign aimed at inspiring people to start and grow their business.

Concerned about tax and national insurance issues?  

HMRC provides guidance on what you need to do for tax and National Insurance purposes when you start up a business as a self-employed person, a partnership or a limited company. You will also find links to additional help and support HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) offer new businesses.




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