Member Services

Starting Your Own Business?

The Growth Hub team is here to support and assist you when you start your own business. We have lots of reference material, and simple advice too.

If you are in the planning stages of starting your own business our Growth Hub team can signpost you to free start up programmes and advisors.

Contact us for some friendly and impartial advice on:

0151 477 4000

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 09:00 until 17:00

@KnowsleyBiz @KnowsleyChamber

Other useful information

Start Your Own Business section of the GOV.UK website

HMRC - A tutorial for newly self-employed. This is aimed at the newly self-employed. It is a basic guide and takes about 1 ½ hour to complete (but can be done in bite size pieces) and covers:-

• Registering your self-employment

• What records should you keep

• What can be claimed against income

• Self Assessment Online

• Growing your Business

Developed by HMRC, this tutorial will guide you through the maze of self-employment and explain what you need to do. To start the tutorial click here Additional advice and on-line training can be found on HM Revenue and Customs website.

Please note once you begin trading you will be eligible to access all the services we offer our existing businesses.