Lloyds Bank Small Business Guide
This revised and updated edition contains information on how to ensure success for all those starting their own business. It recognizes the growing need for advice, as new businesses are currently starting at a rate of 250,000 per year.
- Paperback | 480 pages
- 140 x 210 x 23mm | 615g
- 24 Sep 1992
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
What is in this guide?; making your bank manager work for you. Part 1 Before taking the plunge: you and your ideas; who will buy?; a spot of coaching; your business identity; are you sure?; the business plan; timing the jump. Part 2 Getting a head start: toe-dipping; off the peg; franchises. Part 3 How to sell your product: the right name; beating the pirates; getting the messages across; selling; how to set a price. Part 4 The working environment: choosing your workplace; getting equipped; professional back-up; getting the right staff; your rights and duties as an employer; insurance. Part 5 Financial preparation and control: forecasting; raising the money; staying afloat; how to increase profits; not waving but drowning; keeping the record straight. Part 6 Tax: tax and the sole trader; tax and the partnership; tax and the limited company; tax on spare-time earnings; VAT. Part 7 Planning for retirement.