UK Business Forums

    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company

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    2. Time Out

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

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      Latest: Warning to us all BustersDogs, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:11 PM
    3. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Latest: Where has the tenders forum gone? Bob, Feb 12, 2016 at 5:22 PM
    4. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events

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    5. Regional forums

      Business discussion and networking for the UK regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland

    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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    4. Opportunities

      Sponsorship, Partnership & Investment

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      Latest: Looking for B2B referral partners UK wide Robert Groom, Feb 10, 2016 at 2:07 PM
    5. UKBF Marketplace

      Products, services, special offers and more (only Full UKBF members can post adverts)

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    6. Press Releases

      Post your company press releases and marketing information here.

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    1. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and assistance.

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      Latest: Is or Are for a business The Byre, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:20 PM
    2. International Business

      Advice and discussion about doing business overseas.

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      Latest: LinkedIn Group for UK exporters globalguy, Feb 13, 2016 at 8:50 AM
    3. E-Commerce Forum

      E-commerce, shopping cart and payment processor discussion, advice and assistance

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      Latest: Has anyone tried Expandly? Hertford Bob, Feb 13, 2016 at 1:37 PM
    4. Accounts & Finance

      Business finances, including banking, bookkeeping, VAT and other taxes

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      Latest: Finance in Excel spreadsheets talkinpeace, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:49 PM
    5. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.

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      Latest: Using Excel in HR Harry-Excelulous, Feb 13, 2016 at 3:32 PM
    6. Legal

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

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    7. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency.

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      Latest: Advise/comments appreciated UK Contractor Accountant, Feb 12, 2016 at 5:55 PM
    8. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Advice and discussion about sales, selling techniques, your marketing mix and PR activities

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      Latest: Business Text Service soundengineeruk, Feb 13, 2016 at 9:04 AM
    1. First steps to starting a business

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.

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      Latest: I have a couple of inventions to put forward The Byre, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:55 PM
    2. Growing your startup

      Business best practice ideas and discussion

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    3. Resources for startups

      Featured content from the UKBF Startup Clinic created from members' contributions.

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      Latest: Shoestring Startups – Your Answers Susan W, Feb 12, 2016 at 8:01 PM
    4. Financing your startup

      Raising and managing startup money

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    1. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions

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      Latest: PHP pages - What's the terminolgy? Nighthawk Software, Feb 13, 2016 at 11:33 AM
    2. Devices

      Hardware discussions - from the best desktop computers for business, to tablets, laptops and smartphones

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      Latest: What is your opinion on cryptocurrency ? Watson91, Feb 11, 2016 at 2:54 PM
    3. 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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      Latest: Facebook Advertising - PPC John-C, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:11 AM
    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      Latest: Bird feeder suppliers? SimplyMyLove, Feb 13, 2016 at 3:49 PM
    2. Green Business

      A forum for Green business issues, eco-friendly practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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    3. Social Enterprise

      A forum to discuss fundraising and other charitable initiatives.

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    4. Tradespeople

      A forum strictly for tradespeople and businesses looking for trade services.

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      Latest: Landlords - buy to let tax take & new rules Mike Wilford, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:04 PM