UK Business Forums

    1. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and debates

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      Latest: Marketing Before Ready ExoPaul, Jun 1, 2020 at 8:24 PM
    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: UK resident but working in Holland Rawlinson Pryde, May 31, 2020 at 11:36 AM
    4. Ecommerce Forum

      Advice on ecommerce, online platforms, dropshipping and payment processors

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      Latest: Tiny (if any) margins on eBay sales Paul Norman, Jun 1, 2020 at 1:15 PM
    5. Accounts & Finance

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

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      Latest: Ltd Company Year End Beav, Jun 1, 2020 at 8:43 PM
    6. Employment & HR

      Queries around employment law, managing staff and HR

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      Latest: Asked to help defraud the furlough scheme Pembroke99, Jun 1, 2020 at 7:05 PM
    7. Legal

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

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    8. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency

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      Latest: Need help on case study Scalloway, Jun 1, 2020 at 7:14 PM
    9. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Sales and marketing advice, tools and resources for small businesses

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      Latest: What's been your best ROI - Advertising JEREMY HAWKE, Jun 1, 2020 at 5:26 PM
    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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    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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      Latest: Is there an app? ExoPaul, May 30, 2020 at 7:15 PM
    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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      Latest: Trade mark protection in the UK Kevin Hanson, May 28, 2020 at 8:34 PM
    3. Website Reviews & Testing

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

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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: Starting a chef home cooked marketplace. AKB271982, Jun 1, 2020 at 8:25 PM
    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

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      Latest: Antivirus software fisicx, Jun 1, 2020 at 6:42 PM
    2. Devices

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

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      Latest: OpenVPN server or routers VPN Nico Albrecht, Jun 1, 2020 at 8:00 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: Coronavirus impact on the retail trade Tariq78, May 28, 2020 at 2:33 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: How to find a buyer Pavel1982, May 27, 2020 at 9:58 AM