Small Business Startup Help

Small Business Startup Help - How Much Does It Cost To Start A New Business?

Small business startup help is essential – without it, those with no knowledge of business can find themselves in difficulties. One question that is often asked is how much does it cost to start a new business? It is important to have this answered before you begin, so that you can budget accordingly.

The truth is that every business is different and therefore every business will have different startup costs. There is no one calculation that can give you a firm answer. However, in order to know how to be successful in business you must think about some aspects of what it is you will be doing and add them into your own calculations. The best goals are to keep start-up costs to a minimum, and try not to borrow too much money at the very beginning. Make sure that, no matter what you purchase, there is a legitimate reason behind buying it – does your business really need it? Is it a must have or an ‘I’d like to have’? If the latter, leave it for later. Perhaps you can even borrow equipment to begin with, or buy second-hand, which is all help for small businesses. As for your start-up costs in general, these will include buying the necessary equipment, perhaps a vehicle, maybe rent and rates on an office or shop, insurances, initial stock and materials, advertising, licences if they are required and so on. One by one, these may not seem to be too expensive, but add them up and spread them over your first year and you will see how quickly your expenses mount up.

If you need small business startup help from working out a budget to marketing and everything in between, contact I-Thrive on 01223 967260. We are experts in small business advice and our website ( shows you exactly what we can do. No matter what kind of help you need, we will be there.