UK Business Forums

    1. UKBF Announcements

      Any latest news and announcements from UKBF will be posted in here.

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      Latest: Revised User Guidance and Rules WendyThompson, Apr 9, 2021 at 2:29 PM
    1. First Steps To Starting A Business

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.

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    2. Growing Your Startup

      Business best practice ideas and discussion

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    1. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and debates

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      Latest: Opinions on the future of Retail properties. Mr D, Apr 12, 2021 at 1:31 AM
    2. COVID-19 Forum

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

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    3. International Business

      Advice about doing business overseas, including importing and exporting

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      Latest: Customs Declaration for Reshipped Goods DontAsk, Apr 11, 2021 at 4:06 PM
    4. Websites & Ecommerce

      Advice on ecommerce, online platforms, dropshipping and payment processors

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      Latest: Sales/Traffic on multiple platforms Mr D, Apr 12, 2021 at 1:38 AM
    5. 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: Google Ads and budgets gpietersz, Apr 11, 2021 at 3:01 PM
    6. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Sales and marketing advice, tools and resources for small businesses

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      Latest: Life Insurance buyers tony84, Apr 9, 2021 at 6:40 PM
    7. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions

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      Latest: Lost Appdata Newchodge, Apr 11, 2021 at 1:55 PM
    8. Accounts & Finance

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

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      Latest: Some accounting questions nino444, Apr 11, 2021 at 11:27 PM
    9. Employment & HR

      Queries around employment law, managing staff and HR

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    10. Legal

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

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      Latest: Product - customer misuse / wear & tear MBE2017, Apr 11, 2021 at 9:20 PM
    11. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency

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      Latest: Closing LTD company Mr D, Apr 11, 2021 at 6:02 PM
    12. I'm Looking For A...

      Need an accountant, a courier, a web designer? This is the place to ask for what you're looking for and see if any of our Full Members can help.

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    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      Latest: Received fine for littering UKSBD, Apr 4, 2021
    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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      Latest: Planning for Exit Strategies Ozzy, Mar 12, 2021
    4. Tradespeople

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

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      Latest: Generating sales G. Lasagne, Apr 6, 2021 at 4:50 PM
    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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      Latest: Layout opinions requested fisicx, Apr 11, 2021 at 3:03 PM
    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. UKBF Marketplace

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

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    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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      Latest: Herd immunity on Monday? Its nearly over. gpietersz, Apr 10, 2021 at 12:01 PM
    4. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Latest: Issuers of certificate warning Ozzy, Apr 10, 2021 at 12:49 PM
    5. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events

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