Home Businesses

Starting your own home business is an exciting and empowering process. From the very moment you start planning, you can put your time and effort into something you’re passionate about — all from the comfort of your own home.

However, there’s a whole host of home company formation factors you’ll need to be aware of if you want your startup process go smoothly. Thankfully, whether you’re looking for advice on taxes or information on how to acquire home business insurance, we’ve got a range of articles designed to help you form properly — whatever your business.

For all things home business advice, take a look at our dedicated informational hub below — or if you’re ready to get going, register a limited company now.

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The pros and cons of using a virtual office address

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The Flat Rate VAT Scheme Explained

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Our practical guide to starting your home florist business

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What is home business insurance, and do I need it?

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Got a home business plan? Here’s what to do next

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From tax to formation, here’s how to start your online jewellery business from home

Setting up your own online jewellery shop is very doable, but it does require some homework to ensure you start on the right foot. Beyond making your designs a reality, creating a website (so that you can sell jewellery online) and setting up social media accounts, you’ll need to make sure you handle the more formal side of things.

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Choosing where to work from: Working from Home

Many start-up and small businesses tend to work initially from home. Whether it is a back bedroom or just a spare surface in a lounge or dining room, for the start-up business, this is a relatively simple and cheap option.

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