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Here, you can find straightforward advice and resources about starting your business, running it, growing it and complying witih the law.

Starting a business

Find out everything you need to know about structuring your new business and how to manage your money from the very beginning.

Growing your business

Ensure that your business grows strong and healthy. Manage risks, manage costs, and learn all about assets, export and employment basics.

Developing your finance function

Understand the benefits of having your own finance function and the roles and responsibilities within it.

Accessing finance

Whether you need guidance on writing a business plan, or want to maximise your chances of securing finance from a bank, find all the resources you need here.


All businesses have legal obligations to fulfil regarding their accounting. Learn about business rates, VAT, payroll and much more here.

Find an accountant

To help you with your business visit our 'ACCA Directory of Business Advisers' and find a qualified ACCA accountant near you.

Business Finance Advice Scheme

The Business Finance Advice Scheme helps small and medium-sized enterprises find qualified accountants access high quality, independent, finance advice.

Great business

Business in you

Great Business points business owners to support and advice that can help them start-up and grow, be this finding finance, getting a mentor or taking on staff. ACCA supports Great Business through advice and support on starting a business, growing your business, access to finance and tax.

Find out more


An accountant is your invaluable business resource who can assist with so much more than tax returns and balance sheets. ACCA qualified accountants are equipped with the broadest range of globally recognised expertise. Go to 'Directory of Business Advisers' to start your search.

Find an ACCA accountant