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The New Entrepreneur's Guide to Setting Up and Running a Successful Business

1st Edition

By Paul Kendall

Productivity Press

284 pages | 5 B/W Illus.

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There is a lot of political will at the moment to encourage more new startup businesses, with grant funding subsidies, assistance raising finance, exemptions from statutory reporting and tax incentives available to those who are will to take the plunge. There couldn’t be a better time for entrepreneurs to take the plunge.

This book is written for those considering setting up their own business who have a lot of questions that need answers. While not intended to be a global reference book in respect to accounting, business tax and legislation, this book provides the reader with practical answers to the issues they come across every day. The aim of the book is to provide the new (or future) business owner, with sufficient knowledge to take an active role in the management of their business. It aims to provide them with an insight into the level of knowledge of taxations, general management and the legal framework that the need to successfully run their business. The author includes numerous examples of successes and failures to illustrate the topic from both the UK and the US.

Table of Contents

Introduction. So You Want to Run Your Own Business. How Do You Start? Buying and Selling a Business. Staffing. Taxes and VAT. Accounts. Promoting Your Business. Now That You’ve Got a Successful Business – What’s the Next Step? How It Can Go Horribly Wrong. Retirement and Succession. Essentials to Take Away

About the Author

Paul Kendall qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986, and set up a niche practice advising businesses in the medical and dental sectors. He also set up a national association of businesses advising those sectors, and has written specialist books providing taxation and accountancy advice for professional practices. He also spent time working in the insolvency department of an International firm of accountants. Paul is currently retired.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science