Starting or buying a business

If you're considering, researching or developing plans for a new business use our guides, checklists, tips and templates to help you.

Start your new business journey by:

Take the business readiness health check

Discover if you, your idea, and your plans are in shape to start a new business.

Tools and resources

Find more information and support to help you start or buy a business.

Business readiness health check

Use our online health check to assess your business start-up plans and receive a list of resources to help you.

Business Launchpad

Find the licences and permits you need to start your business.

Video - Starting a business

Watch our video to help develop your idea, skills, and plans to start a business.