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NAO Business Advisory Services provides help and support to small businesses in Bedfordshire.

From help on how to start a business, to longer term business mentoring, we're here to help you.

 
• There are over 4.8 million businesses in the UK
• Over 99% of firms employ less than 49 people
• 59% of the workforce (13.7 million) is in the SME sector
• 50% of UK GDP comes from the SME sector
• Over 500,000 people start up their own business each year
• 3 million businesses are sole proprietors
 
Do’s & Don’ts
• Don’t waste money on unnecessary technology
• Do your research
• Do prioritise
• Don’t let your competitors get ahead
• Do invest in training your people