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Information on where to go for business start up funding.
One of the most common questions we get asked here at Shell LiveWIRE is “where can I get funding for my business?”
Everyone needs money to support their business idea(s), but sadly there aren't many free Grants around and the...
Problems Accessing Finance and Funding
In this article, Shell LiveWIRE Award winners talk about the problems they faced finding funding for their business.
As many of you will know the road to securing finance for your business can be a long and arduous one. Getting finance for your business is one of if not the hardest thing...
Financial Action Planner (FAP)
The Shell LiveWIRE Financial Action Planner (FAP) will help you to:
develop your all-round financial skills
learn more about a range of financial issues
identify suitable sources of finance
create a set of financial forecasts
test out different financial scenarios
To access the FAP...
Shell LiveWIRE 'Hot 40' 2012
Meet the Shell LiveWIRE 'Hot 40' - the shortlist for our £10,000 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2012.
These entrepreneurs have already won a £1,000 Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award for their business and were shortlisted for the £10,000 prize in...
Further Support for Business
Apart from Shell LiveWIRE, there are numerous organisations around the UK that can help you start up in business.
The British Library Business & IP Centre is an invaluable resource for anyone thinking of starting up a business. The Centre offers free resources, support and advice to...
Shell LiveWIRE LIVE! 2011
Our annual Shell LiveWIRE LIVE! event will take place in London on Wednesday 9th November 2011.
This exciting daytime event will bring together over 100 young entrepreneurs from across the UK to network and learn from some of Britain's leading business minds. Later that...
'The Final 8' 2010
Details of the 8 businesses that made it through to the Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010 UK Final.
Hundreds of businesses entered the Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010, and following an initial sift which narrowed them down to...
Grants and Loans
Grants are financial assistance for specific projects, eg the production of promotional materials or the restoration of a shopfront. The obvious benefits of grants are:
they don’t have to be repaid, unless you fall foul of the grant criteria!
they cover some of your project costs,...
Accounting simply follows the money flowing within, to, and from, a business. It is important to remember that the accounts reflect the finances of the business, not of the owner(s).
There are three basic financial statements which describe the activities and financial state of any business:...
Understanding Financial Statements
Owner managers today need to be able to understand finance; leaving everything to an accountant is easy, but isn’t practical. The basics of finance are worth a bit of effort to learn and understand, as you can glean invaluable business information.
Effective control requires...