We use cookies on our web-site to monitor and improve the functionality. By continuing to use this web-site you are giving consent to cookies being used. To find out more, see our cookie policy

"Your thinking is much appreciated."

Joe Parsons | The Arthurian Centre

Useful Resources for Small Businesses

We've searched extensively resources that we feel you may find interesting and list them below. They were chosen based on their research, development, ideas and relevance. If you feel we could add more, just get in touch.

www.startupdonut.co.uk - A dynamic and informative site supporting start up businesses.

www.marketingdonut.co.uk - Great website offering advice and guidance on marketing for small businesses.

www.rpa.gov.uk - RPA is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

www.netregs.gov.uk - The website provides support and information to SME's on all aspects of Environmental Legislation that affect businesses.

www.lantra.co.uk - Lantra - land based skills.

www.tourismskillsnetwork.org.uk - A project dedicated to increasing business competitiveness in the South West tourism industry by recruiting and retaining personnel of the highest calibre.

www.defra.gov.uk - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

www.acas.org.uk - Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

www.wireuk.org - WiRE help women who wish to start up or are in Business, with sources of advice and some financial assistance in conjunction with HsBC bank.

Commerce to eCommerce: The History of Commerce - An interesting and informative article on the history of commerce (with thanks to James).


news & events


Free business tips and advice - Join over 1,700 subscribers

We provide over 1,700 people regular advice, news and information via our fortnightly newsletter which you can sign up to here.


Enterprise Clubs - Be Your Own Boss

Being self-employed or starting a new business can be a great way to make a living, working the hours that suit you and an opportunity to do something you enjoy.


More Volunteer Business Mentors Needed

Could you use your business experience to be a Volunteer Mentor and help unemployed people to start in business?