Links to Other Sites

Government Dept: www.GOV.UK

BLOG Sam D: www.samwolverhampton.blogspot.com

Business Mentoring – Mentorsme-www.mentorsme.co.uk

British Franchise Association – www.thebfa.org.uk

British Venture Capital Association – www.bvca.co.uk

Find it in Sandwell – www.finditinsandwell.co.uk

Shell LiveWire – www.shell-livewire.org

Black Country Chamber www.blackcountrychamber.co.uk

The Women’s Business Club: www.womenunlimitedworldwide.com

Prowess –  www.prowess.org.uk

Companies House – www.companieshouse.gov.uk

Information Commissioners Office: ico.org.uk

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills – www.bis.gov.uk

Direct Access Gover – www.direct.gov.uk

Health and Safety (HSE) – www.hse.gov.uk

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) – www.hmrc.gov.uk

Office of Fair Trading – www.oft.gov.uk

Intellectual Property Office – www.ipo.gov.uk

UK Trade and Investment – www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk

Nomis – Official Labour Market Statistics – www.nomisweb.co.uk

Black Country Data Observatory – www.blackcountryobservatory.co.uk

Black Country Re-Investment Society – www.bcrs.org.uk

Walsall Council – www.walsall.gov.uk

City of Wolverhampton Council  – www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Sandwell Council – www.sandwell.gov.uk

Advantage Business Angels – www.advantagebusinessangels.com

Beer and Partners – www.beerandpartners.com

Birmingham City Council Business Loan Fund – www.investbxmanagedservices.com

Central England Business Angel Network – www.centralenglandbusinessangels.com

Creative Advantage Fund – www.creativeadvantagefund.co.uk

Early Advantage Fund – www.midven.co.uk/Early-Advantage-Fund/

Mercia Technology Seed Fund – www.merciafund.co.uk

Minerva Business Angel Network – www.minerva.uk.net

Prince’s Trust – www.princes-trust.org.uk

Government Funding – Online portal to grants for the voluntary and community sector – www.governmentfunding.org.uk

Beats.by dr Dre: www.beatsbydrdreuk.co.uk

Bootstrapping – A guide to bootstrapping as a way of financing your new business – www.bankrate.com

Find It In Wolverhampton – www.finditinwolverhampton.co.uk

Find It In Birmingham.com – www.finditinBirmingham.com

Find It In Walsall – www.finditinwalsall.co.uk

Certified Accountants – www.acca.org.uk

Accounting Technicians – www.aat.org.uk

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – www.cimaglobal.com

Chartered Institute of Marketing – www.cim.co.uk

Chartered Institute of Taxation – www.tax.org.uk

International Council for Small Business – www.icsb.org

Chartered Accountants – www.icaew.com

Institute of Directors – www.iod.com

Chartered Management Institute – www.managers.org.uk

UK Finance (formally BBA) – http://www.ukfinance.org.uk

Better Business Finance – www.betterbusinessfinance.co.uk

Law Society of England and Wales – www.lawsociety.org.uk

Institute of Consulting:  www.iconsulting.org.uk

The employment & Skills group: www.esguk.com

Business Angel Association: www.ukbusinessangelsassociation.org.uk

Black Country Local Enterprise Partnerships: www.bclep.co.uk

Federation of Small Businesses: www.fsb.org.uk

Business Calculator: www.online-calculators.co.uk/business

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply: www.cips.org

Wolverhampton Black Business Network CIC: www.wbbn.co.uk

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply: http://www.cips.org