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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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      194
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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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      67,450
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      669,415
      Latest: How to protect an idea? That Bates Girl, Apr 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM
    3. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.
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      2,355
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      31,588
      Latest: Pet supplies wholesaler SouthernBusiness, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:25 PM
    4. E-Commerce Forum

      E-commerce, shopping cart and payment processor discussion, advice and assistance
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      12,993
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      134,419
      Latest: Advice on PPC for ecommerce start up Peter Bowen, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:22 PM
    5. Accounts & Finance

      Business finances, including banking, bookkeeping, VAT and other taxes
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      25,173
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      184,945
    6. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions
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      18,191
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      185,691
    7. Best Practice for Small Business

      Business best practice ideas and discussion. Sponsored by The Guardian Small Business Showcase
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      76
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      970
      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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      1,601
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      Latest: buying & Selling in spare time businessMind, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:27 PM
    11. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.
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      569
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      4,434
      Latest: Knowledge gap MGW, Apr 17, 2014 at 1:31 PM
    12. Legal

      Business Law including general advice, contracts, and company structures.
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      18,737
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      140,477
      Latest: Similar Names - too similar? Ian_H, Apr 17, 2014 at 7:45 PM
    13. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency.
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      Latest: Ceased trading need out of my lease help pls Spongebob, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:45 PM
    14. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Advice and discussion about sales, selling techniques, your marketing mix and PR activities
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      11,187
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      109,112
    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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      12,065
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      157,681
      Latest: Google - Panda Update moo-tique, Apr 17, 2014 at 10:00 PM
    16. Tradespeople

      A forum strictly for tradespeople and businesses looking for trade services.
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      1,506
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      15,216
      Latest: recently started my own plastering business MASSEY, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:32 PM
    17. Regional forums

      Business discussion and networking for the UK regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland
    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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      3,813
    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company
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      73,755
      Latest: Hello everyone! TheFoxTrail, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:51 AM
    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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      14,257
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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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      20,418
      Latest: newbie haven??? simon field, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:13 PM