UK Business Forums

    1. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and assistance.

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    2. International Business

      Advice and discussion about doing business overseas.

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      Latest: Taking Payment from a client in the US Simon Dunant, Jul 25, 2016 at 4:04 PM
    3. E-Commerce Forum

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

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      Latest: Prestashop - Opencart Question Crow, Jul 25, 2016 at 1:52 PM
    4. Accounts & Finance

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

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    5. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.

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      Latest: Self Employed or Employees? ethical PR, Jul 22, 2016 at 5:02 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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    8. Sales, Marketing & PR

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

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      Latest: Email Marketing Legalities Simon Dunant, Jul 25, 2016 at 4:23 PM
    1. UKBF Marketplace

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

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    2. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company

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      Latest: Hello from Spain Victor Spain, Jul 25, 2016 at 10:30 AM
    3. Time Out

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

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      Latest: Europe should we stay in or get out? KM-Tiger, Jul 25, 2016 at 3:59 PM
    4. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Latest: Staff Members - Moderators - up to date? Francois, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:26 PM
    5. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events

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      Latest: Haringey Means Business consultant, Jun 17, 2016
    6. 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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    5. Press Releases

      Post your company press releases and marketing information here.

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    1. First steps to starting a business

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.

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      Latest: Telephone Service portoman, Jul 25, 2016 at 3:50 PM
    2. Growing your startup

      Business best practice ideas and discussion

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      Latest: Marketing Support/Mentoring Rockpapercopy_biz, Jul 25, 2016 at 3:06 PM
    3. Resources for startups

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

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    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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    2. Devices

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

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      Latest: MacBook as secondary display to iMac avalanche, Jul 24, 2016 at 9:23 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: which tool is best for keyword Research Hsteele, Jul 25, 2016 at 4:14 PM
    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      Latest: Bridal Anny Lin Bridal UK, Jul 25, 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: Planning permission Ideasfactory, Jul 18, 2016