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Is There a Business in You?

Hello again.
You may already know the answer to the above question, having proved your ability to start a small business, and if that's the case, fantastic, well done you. However, for a lot of would-be entrepreneurs, the answer might be a resounding “I’m not quite sure!”.
This post takes a look at a new initiative, which is a partnership between the government and private enterprise,  which, in it’s own words, aims to “highlight support for start-ups and growing businesses and encourage entrepreneurial spirit in 2012”.
The website (as usual, the link is at the end of the post) is split into four sections, covering:
·Inspiration – featuring a number of case studies on people who have taken the plunge and started successful businesses - different sectors and different backgrounds make for some interesting stories.·Finance – this section takes you straight to the Business Link Finance Finder where you can search for potential sources of funding using key word searches, depending on …