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Welcome to the National Business Register (NBR) & Start.Biz Network 

The original business was established in 1984 with an aim to assist entrepreneurs with business name protection, company formation, registered design and trade marking services. The NBR has built a trusted reputation with its customers as experts in our field with our highly qualified team members having over 30 years' experience in their specialities. 
In August 2020, National Business Register was purchased with a view to build on the brand protection specialists’ success and 35-year reputation. The Start.Biz network has been created as an invaluable resource for, and a national community of SMEs centred around a new website launched on the first anniversary of acquiring the business. 
The website connects entrepreneurs with our accredited essential business service partners as well as being packed with expert guides, features and articles. 
Start.biz aims to make starting, running or growing a business simpler and more efficient. Their purpose is to enable each business owner to focus on what they do best and use Start.biz to inform and guide them towards a range of professional services that are essential to the running and success of their enterprise. 
‘This is just the start of things to come at Start.biz in our mission to support aspiring and  
established entrepreneurs throughout the UK.’ 
Bevan Edwards, Director at Start.Biz 


You’ve got the idea, let's make it official! 
To set up a business, there are a number of things you will need to decide and consider to ensure you are compliant and not infringing on other already established businesses. 
We also offer guides, inspiration and articles for you budding entrepreneurs out there still formulating your perfect business idea. Check out our SME Information Hub for more. 
Our guides highlight the different options you can take and will help decide what set up is best for you. 


You’ve got a business! Let’s get things moving. 
Most small business owners feel they need to save money by doing as much as possible themselves, which indeed might save ‘costs’ on outset, but the time taken, and often mistake made, means they aren’t maximising their time focused on their business making money. 
We have created a resource of informative articles, expert advisors and trusted partners to allow you quick, straightforward access to game changing products and services that will help improve the day to day running of your business. 


You’ve been going great. Let’s go to the next level. 
The best businesses don’t stand still but constantly look for ways to develop, improve and grow. Mistakes and trial and error are part of the process and we bet you've learnt a lot already! Now it’s time to explore our partners expertise to see how they can assist you, provide new avenues for growth and enhance your established business. 
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