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Business start-up unit: Setting up a business

JM114/ SM114
Monday 2 (15:00) - Friday 6 October 2017 (14:00)

Students are welcome to join this unit as an extra. You can choose to do all of the sessions or pick the ones that are of most interest to you. The unit runs every day in semester 1, except on a Tuesday. Mentoring support will be available to help you with your business plan.

Look out on the portal for “business start-up unit” in the title of the different seminars. 

Setting up a business: 

  • Business formation- types of business structures. 
  • Legal requirements/ tax implications.
  • Personal responsibilities/ liabilities. 
  • Insurance requirements. 
  • Professional support. 
  • Business structures quiz. 

There are five seminars available: 

  • Monday 2 October, 3-5pm, room JM114.
  • Wednesday 4 October, 2-4pm, room SM114.
  • Thursday 5 October, 2-4pm, room JM114. 
  • Thursday 5 October, 4-6pm, room JM114. 
  • Friday 6 October, 12-2pm, room JM114. 

Pick and choose one date, you do not need to attend all sessions. 

Please note: This unit is being opened up to all students to gain further knowledge of business start-up and freelancing. It is a non-accredited unit for those students who are not taking this as part of their degree course.  

Please email: for more information. 


Page last updated on Thursday 31 August 2017 at 11.45am.


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