Tools and advice from across government to save you time and help make your business a success
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There’s a lot to think about when you’re starting a business, and it can seem overwhelming – but our tips, tools, visual guides and case studies can help.
Use our DIY tool to create policies that best suit your staff and business. It’s full of tips to help you decide what to put in, what you must do and common mistakes to avoid.
Use ONECheck to see if your business name, web domain, trade mark and social media usernames are available — it only takes one search.
Don't let the name fool you. This template is useful any time you need a full and thorough business plan.
Customise it to suit — this could mean adding in extra sections, or cutting out ones that you don't need.
Tips, tools and visual guides to build and test your skills. These will help fine-tune your business — and make life easier and better for everyone.
Find out how to ID your assets, steer clear of risks, and use planning and stats to grow.
Tips and tools to help you hire staff with confidence and managing people day-to-day. Check the visual guides, quizzes and the free Employment Agreement Builder.
Find out who to hire and when, how to interview and the costs of taking people on.