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ENRICH YOUR BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE WITH A RANge of products and downloads

Through 2020, we will be adding new business focused content. To discuss how your business could feature, please email sarahb@menta.org.uk

MENTA - Your guide to going Self Employed

Do you dream of being your own boss? Do you have brilliant business idea? Are you ready to make your vision a reality?

MENTA have put together a handy guide PDF that may give you inspiration and encouragement and includes links for further information.

Our ​MENTA Start-Up training and support, is fully-funded, including three-step courses for new Start-up businesses as well as those trading for less than 12 months.

free download pdf

MENTA Tax Facts 2019 / 2020

MENTA are pleased to provide a simple PDF showing the various current limits for tax liabilities

Covering Income Tax, National Insurance, State Pensions, Registered Pensions, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax, VAT, Property Taxes, Corporation or Business Tax, Social Security & other Rates

Our Partners and Sponsers at Ensors have kindly provided this information and are the ideal company for advice on all your tax related matters.

ENSORS Chartered Accountants

free download pdf

ENSORS - Taxes Made Easy

Taxes Made Easy

A clear and concise tax guide in PDF format

Covering the tax year 2018/19

Practical tax tips to guide you through the tax system and help you plan to minimise your liability. Please use this guide to identify areas where you could take action, then contact us for advice and to discuss the most appropriate way forward.

Content provided by MENTA patron, Ensors Chartered Accountants

free download pdf

Social Media Planner Download

The Social Media Planner is a simple and handy downloadable product that includes content ideas and guidance on how to use it to grow your business and engage with your audience. This social media content planner is a tool to enable you to generate ideas using a variety of prompts throughout the month.

Over time, some will become your go-to staples of your content creation, others will become null and void. This is the start of you developing and testing a social media strategy, and finding what works best for your business.

If you are short on time, you can use your content ideas planner on the go, crossing ideas off your sheets throughout the month. Alternatively, and ideally, use it to plan ahead and get your content covered for weeks or months at a time.Once you have used them all, simply re-print the blank planner sheets and begin again.


Download emailed within 48 hrs.
£9.60
free download pdf

The Essential Start-up Guide

The Essential Start-up Guide includes information about the things you need to do at the very beginning of your new business, such as choosing a name and working out the best legal form of business for you and your circumstances. It is the perfect companion to The Essential Business Guide and covers areas such as choosing a business name, registering your business, working out how much you need to earn, and so on.

Topics include:

  • legal forms of business – and their pros and cons
  • choosing a business name
  • registering a business
  • start-up funding
  • working out a personal survival income
  • business planning
  • customers and pricing.

24 page printed booklet


Delivery in 10 working days
£5.95
free download pdf

Understanding your business finances

If you are baffled by business numbers, then Understanding Your Business Finances might be just the answer. This practical, no-nonsense workbook transforms financial reports into powerful business planning tools.

The workbook explores the three main financial reports:

  • cash flow forecast
  • profit and loss account
  • balance sheet.

It offers a step-by-step guide to developing a business model, forecasting sales and setting prices to make profit. It shows you how to manage your cash flow and get to grips with your business’s everyday accounts. And it builds your understanding of business finances, so you can to talk to banks, investors and financial advisers with confidence.

118-page, full-colour wirobound workbook with 12 worksheets.


Delivery in 10 working days
£28.95
free download pdf

Planning and starting your business

Planning and Starting Your Business is designed to guide you, step by step, through the sometimes overwhelming process of starting a business. The clearly-written text and integrated worksheets help you understand how market research and marketing activity, sales forecasting and financial planning all fit together to create a business plan you can understand and feel confident about putting into practice.

Topics covered include:

  • business idea
  • product idea
  • market research
  • marketing activity
  • sales forecasting
  • financial planning.

Features:

  • Plain English caters for all learner levels
  • The 34 worksheets build towards a business plan.
  • Numbered steps make sections easy to follow.
  • Boxouts contain tips and useful resources.

156 pages, full-colour, wirobound, includes 34 worksheets, business plan and action plan.


Delivery in 10 working days
£32.95
free download pdf

Thinking of starting a business

Thinking of Starting a Business helps you consider what makes a successful business start up. It shows the importance of having a clear vision and values and explains what skills you need. It also prompts you to think about what sort of business matches your personal circumstances and lifestyle.

Topics covered include:

  • What makes a business successful.
  • The importance of having a clear business vision and strong values.
  • What skills a business owner needs.
  • What type of business fits with their business idea and personal circumstances.

The workbook takes a simple, step-by-step approach and includes 12 integrated worksheets that build towards an action plan.

Features:

  • Plain English caters for all reader levels.
  • The 12 worksheets build towards an action plan.
  • Numbered steps make sections easy to follow.
  • Full-colour printing and illustrations add a ‘light touch’ feel.
  • Boxouts contain tips and useful resources.

52 pages, full-colour, illustrations, 12 worksheets and action plan.


Delivery in 10 working days
£14.95
free download pdf

MENTA Handy Downloads

ENRICH YOUR BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE WITH A RANge of products and downloads

For business partners to have products included on this page, please email sarahb@menta.org.uk

ENSORS - Taxes Made Easy

Taxes Made Easy

A clear and concise tax guide in PDF format

Covering the tax year 2018/19

Practical tax tips to guide you through the tax system and help you plan to minimise your liability. Please use this guide to identify areas where you could take action, then contact us for advice and to discuss the most appropriate way forward.

Content provided by MENTA patron, Ensors Chartered Accountants

MENTA Tax Facts 2019 / 2020

MENTA are pleased to provide a simple PDF showing the various current limits for tax liabilities

Covering Income Tax, National Insurance, State Pensions, Registered Pensions, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax, VAT, Property Taxes, Corporation or Business Tax, Social Security & other Rates

Our Partners and Sponsers at Ensors have kindly provided this information and are the ideal company for advice on all your tax related matters.

ENSORS Chartered Accountants

MENTA - Your guide to going Self Employed

Do you dream of being your own boss? Do you have brilliant business idea? Are you ready to make your vision a reality?

MENTA have put together a handy guide PDF that may give you inspiration and encouragement and includes links for further information.

Our ​MENTA Start-Up training and support, is fully-funded, including three-step courses for new Start-up businesses as well as those trading for less than 12 months.

Thinking of starting a business - Menta text book to buyLook Inside
Delivery in 10 working days
£14.95

Thinking of starting a business

Thinking of Starting a Business helps you consider what makes a successful business start up. It shows the importance of having a clear vision and values and explains what skills you need. It also prompts you to think about what sort of business matches your personal circumstances and lifestyle.

Topics covered include:

  • What makes a business successful.
  • The importance of having a clear business vision and strong values.
  • What skills a business owner needs.
  • What type of business fits with their business idea and personal circumstances.

The workbook takes a simple, step-by-step approach and includes 12 integrated worksheets that build towards an action plan.

Features:

  • Plain English caters for all reader levels.
  • The 12 worksheets build towards an action plan.
  • Numbered steps make sections easy to follow.
  • Full-colour printing and illustrations add a ‘light touch’ feel.
  • Boxouts contain tips and useful resources.

52 pages, full-colour, illustrations, 12 worksheets and action plan.


The Social Media Planner DownloadLook Inside
Download emailed within 48 hrs.
£9.60

Social Media Planner Download

The Social Media Planner is a simple and handy downloadable product that includes content ideas and guidance on how to use it to grow your business and engage with your audience. This social media content planner is a tool to enable you to generate ideas using a variety of prompts throughout the month.

Over time, some will become your go-to staples of your content creation, others will become null and void. This is the start of you developing and testing a social media strategy, and finding what works best for your business.

If you are short on time, you can use your content ideas planner on the go, crossing ideas off your sheets throughout the month. Alternatively, and ideally, use it to plan ahead and get your content covered for weeks or months at a time.Once you have used them all, simply re-print the blank planner sheets and begin again.


Understanding your business finances - Textbook to buyLook Inside
Delivery in 10 working days
£28.95

Understanding your business finances

If you are baffled by business numbers, then Understanding Your Business Finances might be just the answer. This practical, no-nonsense workbook transforms financial reports into powerful business planning tools.

The workbook explores the three main financial reports:

  • cash flow forecast
  • profit and loss account
  • balance sheet.

It offers a step-by-step guide to developing a business model, forecasting sales and setting prices to make profit. It shows you how to manage your cash flow and get to grips with your business’s everyday accounts. And it builds your understanding of business finances, so you can to talk to banks, investors and financial advisers with confidence.

118-page, full-colour wirobound workbook with 12 worksheets.


Planning and starting your business - text book to buyLook Inside
Delivery in 10 working days
£32.95

Planning and starting your business

Planning and Starting Your Business is designed to guide you, step by step, through the sometimes overwhelming process of starting a business. The clearly-written text and integrated worksheets help you understand how market research and marketing activity, sales forecasting and financial planning all fit together to create a business plan you can understand and feel confident about putting into practice.

Topics covered include:

  • business idea
  • product idea
  • market research
  • marketing activity
  • sales forecasting
  • financial planning.

Features:

  • Plain English caters for all learner levels
  • The 34 worksheets build towards a business plan.
  • Numbered steps make sections easy to follow.
  • Boxouts contain tips and useful resources.

156 pages, full-colour, wirobound, includes 34 worksheets, business plan and action plan.


The Essential Start-up Guide - Cobweb publicationLook Inside
Delivery in 10 working days
£5.95

The Essential Start-up Guide

The Essential Start-up Guide includes information about the things you need to do at the very beginning of your new business, such as choosing a name and working out the best legal form of business for you and your circumstances. It is the perfect companion to The Essential Business Guide and covers areas such as choosing a business name, registering your business, working out how much you need to earn, and so on.

Topics include:

  • legal forms of business – and their pros and cons
  • choosing a business name
  • registering a business
  • start-up funding
  • working out a personal survival income
  • business planning
  • customers and pricing.

24 page printed booklet


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