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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    3. International Business

      Advice about doing business overseas, including importing and exporting

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      26,244
      Latest: Aliexpress sellers charging UK VAT paulears, Jan 24, 2021 at 9:12 PM
    4. Ecommerce Forum

      Advice on ecommerce, online platforms, dropshipping and payment processors

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      17,249
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      178,378
      Latest: Facebook Ad fisicx, Jan 24, 2021 at 7:18 AM
    5. Accounts & Finance

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

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      Latest: VAT question Spur Support Services, Jan 25, 2021 at 7:48 AM
    6. Employment & HR

      Queries around employment law, managing staff and HR

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      28,979
      Latest: Dismissing someone in their 1st month Newchodge, Jan 25, 2021 at 8:40 AM
    7. Legal

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

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      192,267
    8. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency

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      Messages:
      22,036
    9. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Sales and marketing advice, tools and resources for small businesses

      Discussions:
      13,287
      Messages:
      134,252
      Latest: Media Pack - Your Advice Serenity Craig, Jan 24, 2021 at 11:56 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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      Messages:
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    2. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company

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      19,706
      Messages:
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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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      15,730
      Messages:
      278,542
      Latest: Now that pubs are closed WaveJumper, Jan 25, 2021 at 8:00 AM
    4. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Messages:
      25,574
    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

      Latest: Anyone from Peterborough? Alex Calinov, Jan 18, 2021
    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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      225
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      3,262
    4. Opportunities

      Sponsorship, Partnership & Investment

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      219
      Latest: Business opportunity offer gino, Jun 17, 2020
    5. Press Releases

      Post your company press releases and marketing information here.

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      Messages:
      4,018
    1. First Steps To Starting A Business

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.

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      2,966
      Messages:
      22,026
      Latest: Business name help MBE2017, Jan 23, 2021 at 12:17 AM
    2. Growing Your Startup

      Business best practice ideas and discussion

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    1. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions

      Discussions:
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      Messages:
      209,483
      Latest: Google My Business - Search Terms Sanjay Patoliya, Jan 25, 2021 at 5:14 AM
    2. Devices

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

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      5,559
      Latest: Gaming PC specs - please add your opinion UKSBD, Jan 24, 2021 at 9:27 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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      14,015
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      184,225
    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      3,320
      Messages:
      39,419
    2. Green Business

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

      Discussions:
      870
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      10,231
    3. Social Enterprise

      A forum to discuss fundraising and other charitable initiatives.

      Discussions:
      825
      Messages:
      4,354
      Latest: License to sell charities ethical PR, Dec 21, 2020
    4. Tradespeople

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

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      Messages:
      17,564