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Useful Links

Useful Links


Start Ups »

Aimed at SMEs, it combines news with practical advice.

Princes Trust »

An independent organisation aiming to foster success in young people to start and develop their own businesses. Also hosts a national competition for start-ups to accelerate young business ideas. Free advice for 16 to 30 year olds.

New Business »

A comprehensive website dedicated to new businesses.

Shell Livewire »

Assists people aged 16-30 who are looking to start their own business.

J4B »

A simple 4-step grant search service.

Government Business Support »

Practical advice for businesses.

Business Information

British Chamber of Commerce »

This is the site of the British Chamber of Commerce, the national voice of local business providing a range of services including international trade, training and cost-effective commercial services.

The Federation of Small Business »

The Federation of Small Business is the leading political lobby for British small business.

Yellow Pages »

Home of the online version of the Yellow Pages.

Accountancy Web »

A website designed for the accountancy community.

The UK Patent Office »

The UK Patent Office.


Direct Gov »

“Everything” about the UK government.


Advice for small businesses and those going self-employed.

Companies House »

This provides information for limited companies.

Business Innovation & Skills »

Business Innovation & Skills is the government department responsible for UK business.

Health and Saftey Executive »

Government health and safety advice.

National Statistics Office »

This is the site of the National Statistics Office. It’s updated regularly.

Business News

Financial Times »

If it’s not in the FT…….Up to the minute news, information and analysis.


Find the latest news on the BBC’s website.

The Business Desk »

Yorkshire Business News.

 Reuters »

The latest breaking news from around the globe.

Corporate Social Responsibility

One Community »

One Community is a charity which is dedicated to: strengthening local communities, creating opportunities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion within Kirklees. It will make it easier for people to give to local organisations whilst ensuring that donors are kept up to date with how the fund is being used and how it is positively impacting on the community.