Starting a business

Every new business begins with a great idea. When combined with the right expertise at the right time, your business has every chance of success.The more time you invest in planning your new business the more likely you are to succeed.

When you bring your ideas to HB&O, we’ll take an objective view of your plans and give constructive advice to help turn your plans into reality.

There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ entrepreneur which is why we tailor our advice to suit your needs. Whether you’re starting at the very beginning with advice on the best structure for your business, or you have the basics in place but want to step up a gear, we will work with you to develop the right solutions to strengthen your business plan and enhance your chances of success.

One stop shop

From sourcing funding to recruiting staff, we offer a range of services designed to reduce the amount of time you spend on paperwork and give you the time you need to get your business off the ground, as well as providing you with information vital for decision-making.

Raising finance

Having the right finance in place at the right time is crucial to the success of any business.We can use our experience in raising finance to help youby reviewing your position and giving you objective, realistic advice on affordable ways forward.

Planning for the future

Once you are up and running, we’ll be there to support you as you take the next steps in growing your business, working with you to draw up short and longer-term strategies to identify where you want to go and the actions and resources required to get you there.

Download our guide to running a business

Tips to get you started

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Tips to get you started

Take a look at our our tips and tools for start-ups.

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Sector expertise

We have developed a detailed understanding of a number of sectors so we are well-placed to support you whatever your line of business.

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Virtual Finance Office

As your business grows, so do the demands on your time. Our Virtual Financial Office (VFO) has been designed to take on the administrative burden that comes with running a company.

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