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    1. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and assistance.

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      Latest: food business/sandwhich shop - advice please Mr D, Sep 24, 2017 at 3:55 PM
    2. International Business

      Advice and discussion about doing business overseas.

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      Latest: Taxes on china import GraemeL, Sep 23, 2017 at 3:19 PM
    3. E-Commerce Forum

      E-commerce, shopping cart and payment processor discussion, advice and assistance

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      Latest: New to E-Commerce Coari, Sep 24, 2017 at 12:37 PM
    4. Accounts & Finance

      Business finances, including banking, bookkeeping, VAT and other taxes

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      Latest: VAT On International Sales For US Based Company Mr D, Sep 23, 2017 at 9:26 AM
    5. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.

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      Latest: freedom of speech kulture, Sep 23, 2017 at 4:12 PM
    6. Legal

      Business Law including general advice, contracts, and company structures.

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      Latest: Employment Status Steve S, Sep 24, 2017 at 1:43 PM
    7. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency.

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      Latest: misfeasance help Real Business Rescue, Sep 24, 2017 at 1:42 PM
    8. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Advice and discussion about sales, selling techniques, your marketing mix and PR activities

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      Latest: Selling to schools WebshopMechanic, Sep 24, 2017 at 1:28 PM
    9. Tenders

      Request products & services from full members of UK Business Forums

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    1. UKBF Marketplace

      Products, services, special offers and more (only Full UKBF members can post adverts)

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      Latest: FREE UK Business Directory UK Business Directory, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:07 PM
    2. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company

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      Latest: Hey there... FifiandFrey, Sep 24, 2017 at 2:16 PM
    3. Time Out

      Take a break from your business! General non-business chat.

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      Latest: Brexit Negotiations Mr D, Sep 24, 2017 at 11:40 AM
    4. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums

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      Latest: Can't create thread in Marketplace Ian J, Sep 24, 2017 at 2:16 PM
    5. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events

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    6. Regional forums

      Business discussion and networking for the UK regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland

    1. Private Forum For Full Members

      Private discussion for holders of the UK Business Forums Paid-Up Full Membership, that won't appear in the public search engines.

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    2. Market Research

      A place to post surveys, conduct user research and test your concept or product.

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    3. Website Reviews & Testing

      Post a link to your website here if you would like some honest feedback.

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      Latest: Honest website review please Alan, Sep 18, 2017 at 8:38 PM
    4. Opportunities

      Sponsorship, Partnership & Investment

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    5. Press Releases

      Post your company press releases and marketing information here.

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    1. First steps to starting a business

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.

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      Latest: New business and on housing benefit Scalloway, Sep 24, 2017 at 11:42 AM
    2. Growing your startup

      Business best practice ideas and discussion

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      Latest: Investment... Take it or Leave it? Jamie Silman, Sep 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM
    3. Resources for startups

      Featured content from the UKBF Startup Clinic created from members' contributions.

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    4. Financing your startup

      Raising and managing startup money

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      Latest: Financing an Acquisition/S Mr D, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM
    1. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions

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      Latest: Email service for a small business Mike Hayes, Sep 24, 2017 at 3:02 PM
    2. Devices

      Hardware discussions - from the best desktop computers for business, to tablets, laptops and smartphones

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      Latest: Having a UK phone number while living abroad cjd, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:17 AM
    3. SEO, PPC and Online Marketing

      Search engine optimisation (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC), plus all other aspects of marketing your business online.

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      Latest: Why are backlinks important in SEO ? traffic_ace, Sep 24, 2017 at 3:03 PM
    1. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.

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      Latest: Theft in a company Chris Ashdown, Sep 24, 2017 at 11:33 AM
    2. Green Business

      A forum for Green business issues, eco-friendly practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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      Latest: Go-Green project The Byre, Sep 7, 2017
    3. Social Enterprise

      A forum to discuss fundraising and other charitable initiatives.

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    4. Tradespeople

      A forum strictly for tradespeople and businesses looking for trade services.

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      Latest: Scaffolder demanding extra cash MartinCivil, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:28 AM