Outline of what you need to know if you are thinking of setting up a business.
Information on becoming self-employed as a sole trader and a description of the legalities and tax implications.
You can get advice on starting a business and becoming self-employed from a range of sources. This page explains where to find information on starting a business, including the organisations and agencies that can help.
Find out about the issues facing a business owner who is considering or facing a business closure or transfer. Information is provided on liquidation, employees and insolvency.
This page is a summary of the Business Resumption Support Scheme (BRSS) and how to apply.
This page is a summary of the COVID Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS).
This page summarises the supports for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated regularly.
If your business has closed, or if you are self-employed but have less work and less income than before, you may qualify for a social welfare payment.
This page summarises the supports available to make your business green, sustainable and eco-friendly.