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UK Business Forums

    1. Private Forum For Full Members

      Private discussion for holders of the UK Business Forums Paid-Up Full Membership, that won't appear in the public search engines.
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    2. Review My Website

      Post a link to your website here if you would like some honest feedback from other Full Members.
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    3. Franchising

      Discussion, help and advice on the franchise business model.
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    1. UKBF Upgrade Forum

      News and information about the big UKBF upgrade, coming December 2013!
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      1,876
      Latest: No Blog Posts in Profile Dan Izzard, Apr 10, 2014
    2. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and assistance.
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    3. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.
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      2,355
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      31,589
      Latest: Why dont landlords want tennants Lee Jones Jnr, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:27 PM
    4. E-Commerce Forum

      E-commerce, shopping cart and payment processor discussion, advice and assistance
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      134,422
    5. Accounts & Finance

      Business finances, including banking, bookkeeping, VAT and other taxes
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      25,175
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      Latest: Backdating VAT Scalloway, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:22 PM
    6. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions
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      185,704
      Latest: SBS 2011 or Windows Server 2012 nightmare99, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:37 PM
    7. Best Practice for Small Business

      Business best practice ideas and discussion. Sponsored by The Guardian Small Business Showcase
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      Latest: Work From Home? TheFoxTrail, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:41 PM
    8. Technology

      Hardware discussions - from the best desktop computers for business, to tablets, laptops and smartphones
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      624
      Latest: Do I need an IVR system? joy-14, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:01 PM
    9. The Pitch

      Get involved with Britain's biggest smallbusiness competition!
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    10. Startup Clinic

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.
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      Latest: Financing for a van GB Showplates, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:55 PM
    11. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.
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      4,437
      Latest: Employing 15 year old daughter Bob, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:27 PM
    12. Legal

      Business Law including general advice, contracts, and company structures.
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    13. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency.
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      1,583
      Latest: Ceased trading need out of my lease help pls MikeJ, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:26 AM
    14. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Advice and discussion about sales, selling techniques, your marketing mix and PR activities
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    15. SEO, PPC and Online Marketing

      Search engine optimisation (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC), plus all other aspects of marketing your business online.
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      12,066
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      157,687
      Latest: Domain & Page Authority? fisicx, Apr 18, 2014 at 4:28 PM
    16. Tradespeople

      A forum strictly for tradespeople and businesses looking for trade services.
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      1,506
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      15,219
      Latest: recently started my own plastering business The Byre, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:41 AM
    17. Regional forums

      Business discussion and networking for the UK regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland
      Latest: What's your local bakery charging you? CupcakeCorner, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:42 AM
    18. Tenders

      Request products & services from full members of UK Business Forums
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    19. UKBF Marketplace

      Products, services, special offers and more (only Full UKBF members can post adverts)
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    20. Sponsorship, Partnership & Investment

      Develop your business through sponsorship, partnership and investment with other UKBF members.
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    21. Press Releases

      Post your company press releases and marketing information here.
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    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company
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      Latest: Greetings from a beginner! CupcakeCorner, Apr 18, 2014 at 1:16 PM
    2. Verified Member Forum

      Space for Verified Members to introduce themselves and their businesses.
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      Latest: Hello from Stallfinder stallfinder, Apr 17, 2014 at 7:40 PM
    3. Time Out

      Take a break from your business! General non-business chat.
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    4. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events
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      524
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      2,583
      Latest: Rules for posting in 'Events' Dan Izzard, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:21 PM
  1. User forums

    User groups for discussion about a particular product
    1. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums
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