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lauraemma
15-10-2003, 09:19 PM
i wish to start up my own catering business but not sure what to do first and im not sure how to go about it. I wondered if you could help me.

Statler
16-10-2003, 09:21 AM
Hi,

If you register online with Shell LiveWIRE at www.shell-livewire.org, you will be able to download two booklets - 'Market Research for the First Time' and 'Writing your First Business Plan'. You will also be posted a factsheet dealing with your particular business idea (Catering, Contract), plus you will also gain access to all the information within the Be Your Own Boss section of the site.

To register at www.shell-livewire.org, choose 'Click to Register' below the briefcase on the left-hand side of the homepage.

The first thing to do is your research - find out if there is a need for your business; find out who your potential customers are; find out who your local competitors are; etc.

Lee