With the current situation affecting job security many people have considered working for themselves.
For many this is a decision not taken lightly as the responsibility of being in charge of everything can be daunting. How do you start? What do you need to know? What are your legal responsibilities?
This course is intended to help with initial planning and where to start on your new venture whether it is in home help, window cleaning, property maintenance or where ever your skills lie.
Topics covered will include how to find information on:
- Sales and Marketing
- Business plan
- Legal responsibilities
- Income Tax and VAT
- Presenting Quotations
- Customer Care
- Basic record keeping / Data protection
- Purchasing goods
- Tools and resources
- Health and Safety
Whilst this course is only the beginning it will give you an insight of where to start and go to for advice.