UK Business Forums

    1. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and debates

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    2. COVID-19 Forum

      A dedicated forum for discussion of the coronavirus outbreak and its business impacts.

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      Latest: Local Restrictions? What a Joke.. Mr D, Sep 19, 2020 at 11:06 AM
    3. International Business

      Advice about doing business overseas, including importing and exporting

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      Latest: Importing from the US when there are restrictions Mr D, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:27 PM
    4. Ecommerce Forum

      Advice on ecommerce, online platforms, dropshipping and payment processors

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      Latest: Amazon SOP Mr D, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:12 PM
    5. Accounts & Finance

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

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      Latest: Donating money to local youth sports team KAC, Sep 18, 2020 at 8:56 PM
    6. Employment & HR

      Queries around employment law, managing staff and HR

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      Latest: Nepotism. Can anyone advise? Bob Morgan, Sep 19, 2020 at 9:40 AM
    7. Legal

      General advice on business law, including contracts, copyright and company structures

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      Latest: Planning - New Legislation kulture, Sep 19, 2020 at 12:18 AM
    8. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency

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      21,677
      Latest: Received a statutory demand Scalloway, Sep 19, 2020 at 8:54 AM
    9. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Sales and marketing advice, tools and resources for small businesses

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      Latest: Advertising on a very low budget - services Ilma, Sep 19, 2020 at 8:50 AM
    10. Tenders

      Looking for a new product or service? Ask our Full Members!

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    1. UKBF Marketplace

      A place for UKBF full members to post offers and promotions. Read the pinned thread for rules.

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      Latest: Limited Offer - 32% Off Printed Signs HFE Signs, Sep 17, 2020 at 11:20 AM
    2. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company

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    3. Time Out

      Welcome to the UKBF pub! Take a break from your business with general non-business chat.

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    4. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Messages:
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      Latest: Verified Business JEREMY HAWKE, Sep 12, 2020
    5. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events

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    6. Regional forums

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

    1. Private Forum For Full Members

      Private discussions for Full Members, that won't appear in the public search engines

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    2. Market Research

      A place to post surveys, conduct user research and test your concept or product.

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    3. Website Reviews & Testing

      Post a link to your website here if you would like some honest feedback.

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      3,134
    4. Opportunities

      Sponsorship, Partnership & Investment

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      Latest: Business opportunity offer gino, Jun 17, 2020
    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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      21,658
      Latest: Trademark Classes ethical PR, Sep 18, 2020 at 3:21 PM
    2. Growing Your Startup

      Business best practice ideas and discussion

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      7,538
      Latest: What works better - Newsletters or Blogs? Darren_Ssc, Sep 19, 2020 at 9:17 AM
    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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      5,465
      Latest: New PC Chris Ashdown, Sep 16, 2020 at 11:32 AM
    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: Old Domain Names and Ranking Aleksander_Gramm, Sep 18, 2020 at 8:40 AM
    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      3,312
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      39,354
    2. Green Business

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

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      10,215
    3. Social Enterprise

      A forum to discuss fundraising and other charitable initiatives.

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      Messages:
      4,348
      Latest: License to sell charities fisicx, Sep 18, 2020 at 9:08 AM
    4. Tradespeople

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

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      Messages:
      17,500
      Latest: Who Do I Call? Root 66 Woodshop, Sep 18, 2020 at 12:25 PM