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Guide for aspiring entrepreneurs from the Information Services and Library Team

Starting a business


There are numerous books in the Library that will help you decide on the best business structure for your enterprise and how to begin. Simply search teh Library catalogue for start up.


Web resources

WebBusiness Link
Business Link (UK) provides detailed practical information on all kinds of new businesses and the best business structure to use for: part time businesses, franchises, social enterprises or innovative enterprises.

10 steps to open for business
Basic advice form the US website Startupnation

Wall Street Journal for articles on starting and running your small business.

Launch48 is about bringing together participants from different backgrounds and levels of experience in the web industry to think/plan/develop and launch one or multiple web apps in 48 hours.


Career Services

London Business School Incubator
Career Services hosts a business incubator which students starting and wishing to pursue their own can apply to enter and receive support. Details of how to access the business incubator and a list of businesses occupying the business incubator can is available from Career Services.