Month: September 2015

The Launch of the 2016/17 Small Business Clinic, followed by Free Seminars for University of Southampton Students and Staff

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Thinking of starting your own business? The Small Business Clinic will be running three free business seminars in Highfield.
The seminar will be delivered by our business consultant who is a Chartered Accountant. You are highly encouraged to attend ALL THREE seminars as they are inter-related.

Seminar 1 – Running your own business (PART 1)
Date and Time: 2nd November 2016 2pm-3pm Location: Building 44, Room: 1041
• What, why, how and when
• Self discipline
• Sacrifice
• 24/7
• Types of business venture

Special guests include Prof. Martin Broad, the Head of Business School and Hugh Gaffney-Dodds a graduate from 2016 with his 20-minutes session  “My experience in starting up my business with the help of the SBC”.

Seminar 2 – Starting a business: ‘the Mechanics’ (PART 2)
Date and Time: 2nd November 2016 3pm-4pm Location: Building 44, Room: 1041
• Business vehicles
• Difference between those vehicles
• Do you need an accountant?
• Business registration.
• Partnership and shareholders agreement
• Customer contracts
• Supplier contracts
• Employment contracts
• HMRC registration

Seminar 3 – Basic business taxes and personal taxes in the UK (PART 3)
Date and Time: 16th November 2016 2pm-4pm Location: Building 44, Room: 1041
• Income tax for individuals
• Corporation tax
• Capital gains tax
• Duties

To attend, please sign up for a place at:

Seminar 1 – Running your own business & Seminar 2 – Starting a business: ‘the Mechanics’:

Seminar 3 – Basic business taxes and personal taxes in the UK:

Places are limited and are reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.

For more information, please visit: or e-mail

Please use your University email account ( when you contact us.

Clinic Dates 2015/16

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Welcome! The Small Business Clinic is a free service for University of Southampton students and staff.

Starting a business and need advice? Come & speak to our Chartered Accountant at one of our small business clinics, for free!

Our planned Clinic dates for the 2015/2016 year are:

21st October 2015
28th October 2015

11th November 2015
9th December 2015
13th January 2016
10th February 2016
9th March 2016

To book a 1-on-1 appointment with our consultant, please e-mail us at smallbusinessclinic [at]
*All dates are subjected to demand and may change. Clinics are for students and staff of the University of Southampton only.