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Sedgemoor District Council are reminding residents that there are no planned ordinary elections in Sedgemoor this May

However, do make sure that you are on the electoral register - contact your local council or go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

Start your Business in Sedgemoor


Making the decision to start and run your own business can be a daunting challenge, these pages are designed to help you find useful advice and links to information on starting up a successful business in Sedgemoor.

Click on the links below to follow five key steps to setting up your business in Sedgemoor.

Setting up your Business

Before you can start making money, there are a number of things you need to consider when setting up your business from registering as a business to insurance, writing a business plan to finding suitable premises.


Access to Finance

One of the biggest barriers for new business is accessing finance, your first port of call will be your bank, but if this isn't successful there are alternative options that you could consider.


Recruitment & Training

When employing staff for the first time there is a wealth of information available to guide you through the process. The links below provide you with impartial advice on the information you should consider.


Marketing your Business

The links below provide you with impartial advice on the key steps and some of the popular channels for marketing your business.


Business Networks & Events

Sedgemoor has an active business community, so there are plenty of opportunities to meet with like-minded people and get your business name out there.

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