Starting Your Business

Starting Your Business

It doesn't have to be daunting!

Your new business starts right here. Register your company, get advice, a website, your marketing and more from Lobster and others.

Resources for starting your business

We have collected links to help you get your business started, find funding and support.

Articles & Advice

Looking for some helpful advice on starting your new venture. We have a library of articles that can help.

Recommended Companies

Review our list of companies that we can highly recommend.

Business Start-Up Resources

Over the years, we’ve helped many business start-up and grow, often from just an dream, taking it to a full reality with the business owner.

We love working in the exciting arena of start-ups when budgets are tight, the pressure is on and the dreams are huge.

Here we present resources to help you get started, find the help and information you need and the services that will make your idea a reality.

On the right of this page we present a number of links to external resources. Here you can register your business via one of our partners, register a domain name and even find investment for your new business.

Below we have collected a directory of businesses we’ve worked with over the years and can highly recommend.

Company Registrations (from £34.99+VAT)

Our company formation system offers an all inclusive, easy to use, cost effective solution to forming a limited company in the UK.

Register your domain

Make sure you nab the domain name you want for your website before someone else does!

Looking for investment?

Get connected to angel investors in the U.K. who are ready and waiting to meet you.

Welsh Government Support

We’re lucky in Wales to have a fantastic source of support, help, finance and more from the local Government

Support group

We have a popular support group for people just starting out in business. You’re welcome to join us.

Need a website and marketing?

Since 2004 we have been helping start up businesses to get established online with their website, social media, advertising, branding, business cards and much more…

Recent posts with tips on starting your business

How To Find A Free Mentor For Your Start-up

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New Year’s Resolutions For Small Businesses

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