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Starting up

Let’s turn your idea into reality

A new business presents new challenges, and that’s why it’s vital to build a support network that can help nurture your innovative ideas and lay the foundations for long-term success.

We can provide you with access to the knowledge and experience you need to make great decisions that will get your business off to the best possible start.

Resources to help you

We've carefully selected resources to help you with whatever challenges you may be facing right now in your business, so feel free to browse what's on offer below. If there's any content you'd like to see on here, just let us know

Measure and track your business’s responsible practices

Measure and track your business’s responsible practices

We believe practicing responsible business behaviour should be intuitive. But it’s not always easy to know the steps to take to practice responsible business behaviour, especially in a smaller organisation who may not have the same capacity or resources as larger organisations.


Protecting your business

Our partners at AXA Business Insurance know what they’re talking about when it comes to protecting your business. They’ve helped us round up some of their best content around the ways to make sure you’re protected, whether...


Building your financial confidence

We've put together some resources you can dip in and out of that'll help you make better sense of funding and finance. You can watch the videos in your own time, download the toolkits...


Strengthening your business idea Toolkit

We offer some top tips on developing business ideas, conducting market research and competitor analysis, and help you understand where to start when it comes to funding.


Getting your finances right from the start Toolkit

Love them or hate them, numbers are a part of business. These resources cover cash flow management, budgeting and pricing strategy to help you get your finances right, from the start.


Steps to starting up a business Toolkit

Starting a new business can be hard to know where to begin with the practical side of things. In these guides, we're going to offer some quick tips on the steps to take to get your business up and running.


Financial jargon Explained Toolkit

Navigating the world of finance can be one of the most challenging parts of starting a new business. These resources will help banish some of those fears.

Empowering small businesses for a digital future

Welcome to Strive UK, connecting small business owners with the right digital tools and support to help big ideas thrive.



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Side Hustle

Side Hustle toolkit

We're keen to support a new generation of business owners who're thinking about kick starting their very own 'side hustle'.