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Business planning (Downloads)


Further information

  • Enterprise At Leeds: The wider enterprise offering to students and graduates of The University of Leeds
  • Leeds University Enterprise Society: A society set up by students for students to help enterprising students develop and achieve their ambitions.
  • Centre For Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies: The focal point for enterprise training at the University of Leeds including accredited enterprise modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  
  • Social Enterprise Coalition: A national organization promoting social enterprise in the UK. Provides details of activities and resources, as well as information about how to start a social enterprise.
  • GOV.UK: Provides information for business start ups.
  • HM Revenue and Customs HMRC: Provides information about the UK's tax, self employment and VAT.  Offers courses covering starting a business and keeping records. See also the digital education products below:
  1. Starting Your Own Business
  2. Exporting Goods UK
  3. Trading with other EU Countries (UKTI)
  4. Webinars
  5. Youtube
  6. Budgeting for payment of Tax & National Insurance Contributions

  • Leeds Chamber of Commerce: A networking organisation across Leeds and  North Yorkshire.   It is a voluntary organization, supported and funded by its membership, designed to meet business and community needs.