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Planning your business by Infinite Ideas

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2. Getting professional advice

What’s in this chapter for you

  • Decide what help you need…
  • … and when you will need it
  • Get the most out of legal and financial advice
  • Know what other help is there for you

‘We used an accountant right from the outset – basically, when we were just playing around with the business. She was brilliant – she helped us to understand finance and book-keeping, recommended financial management systems, helped us set up a presentation to the bank. She even found our offices for us!’

– Kevin Cross, fish merchant

Decide what help you need …

‘I made the mistake early on of asking a lawyer for a general chat about my proposed business. When I saw the bill I realized that I wasn’t going to make that mistake twice! ‘

– Graham ...

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