UK Business Forums

    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company

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      Latest: Twitter or Facebook for SME businesses? Mark Fiddes, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:38 AM
    2. Time Out

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

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      Latest: Racism in TV and film. swankypants69, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:11 AM
    3. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Latest: Link style (underline) fisicx, Feb 5, 2016 at 10:05 AM
    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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    5. UKBF Marketplace

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

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      Latest: PVC Banners, Sail Flags & Signs HFE Signs, Feb 4, 2016 at 4:17 PM
    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: Potential business idea - Comparison site beasty, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:55 AM
    2. International Business

      Advice and discussion about doing business overseas.

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      Latest: UK company registering in the USA VAL, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:44 AM
    3. E-Commerce Forum

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

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      Latest: Ecommerce Site info beasty, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:00 AM
    4. Accounts & Finance

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

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      Latest: Legal question HMRC Help Bob, Feb 5, 2016 at 8:51 PM
    5. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.

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      Latest: Employment Status (international) LawHound, Feb 5, 2016 at 8:27 PM
    6. Legal

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

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      Latest: advice on a scam VAL, Feb 6, 2016 at 8:49 AM
    7. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency.

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      Latest: HMRC Further issues SonnyB, Feb 5, 2016 at 8:32 PM
    8. Sales, Marketing & PR

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

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      Latest: Lead Generation Joshua Daniels, Feb 5, 2016 at 8:11 PM
    1. First steps to starting a business

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.

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      Latest: music business help Airgunner, Feb 5, 2016 at 6:48 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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    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: New NAS Required bharris, Feb 6, 2016 at 1:35 AM
    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 marble_pars, Jan 31, 2016 at 3:53 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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    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      Latest: Best route to market. Jeff Nev, Feb 5, 2016 at 2:22 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: taking deposits lukek1, Feb 5, 2016 at 10:26 PM