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Guides & Resources

These business guides from NI Business Info are simple to use, up-to-date and offer practical information and advice for your business – whether you are just starting out, looking to grow, or scaling up. 

Tourism
Tourism
Learn how to start and grow your tourism business, get the right licences, and comply with the necessary regulations.
Creative Industries
Creative Industries
Find out everything you need to know about getting support, funding and tax relief for your creative business.
Food and Drink
Food and Drink
Learn all about food safety, exporting, packaging and labelling for your food and drink business.
Property Management
Property Management
Working in property management? There’s lots of useful information and guides for commercial property, energy performance, renting, mortgages and compliance.
Construction
Construction
Find out all about construction efficiency, employment and environmental standards plus tax and VAT to ensure your construction business is a responsible one.
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
There is lots of support around tax allowances and grants, health and safety practices, environmental issues plus guidance on how to grow your manufacturing business.
Retail
Retail
Learn how to start or improve your retail business with guidance around your retail premises, employment, the law, finances and the environment.
Transport
Transport
Get advice on fleet management, employment, passenger transport, haulage rules, health and safety and more for your business.
Starting a business
Starting a business
There’s help and support on all areas of starting a business from making a business plan through to applying for local support, managing finances, tax and VAT, hiring employees, and sales & marketing.
Finance
Finance
Find out how to choose and raise the right finance, rules around borrowing, managing cashflow, and how to attract investment for your business.
Taxes
Taxes
Everything you need to know about business and self-employed tax regulations, PAYE, HRMC, Companies House returns plus industry-specific taxes.
Employment and Skills
Employment and Skills
Learn all about recruitment practices, employment checks, pay, conflict resolution and diversity, equality and inclusion for your business.
Health and Safety
Health and Safety
Find out ways to make your business safer in terms of ways of working and the best ways to ensure your staff and customers’ welfare.
Efficiency and Environment
Efficiency and Environment
Help and guidance on environmental action you can take to improve your business, including reducing waste, being more efficient, low carbon energy options and environmental business tax benefits.
Business premises and rates
Business premises and rates
Discover how to choose the right property for your business, plus guidance on buying/renting, rates and property management.
Innovation and R&D
Innovation and R&D
Learn about how design and innovation can lead to business success plus information on product and service development and intellectual property.
Sales and Marketing
Sales and Marketing
Get guidance on the different types of marketing strategies, market research, and ways to maximise your business sales.
IT
IT
Learn about the basics of I.T. for your business including software and technology solutions, suppliers, E-commerce, and security and data protection.
Exporting and Importing
Exporting and Importing
Find out about the basics of importing and exporting including tax and international trade regulations, classifying goods, moving goods and the specific regulations for your business sector.
Grow your business
Grow your business
Get expert guidance on how to plan and manage business growth and strategies that will help you achieve your business ambitions.
Buy and Sell a business
Buy and Sell a business
Learn about the implications of buying a business, franchising, and mergers plus guidance on selling, exiting or transferring your business.
Business templates, forms, letters and policies
Business templates, forms, letters and policies
Save time and money with downloadable business templates, forms, letters and policies.

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How to employ someone
How to employ someone
How to employ someone to work for you

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How to export goods from NI: step by step
How to export goods from NI: step by step
How to move goods from Northern Ireland to destinations outside the EU and GB

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How to import goods to NI: step by step
How to import goods to NI: step by step
How to move goods to Northern Ireland from a country outside the UK and the EU

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How to move goods from GB to NI: step by step
How to move goods from GB to NI: step by step
How NI businesses buy goods from GB

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