Starting Up a Business – brochure

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This brochure provides you with an overview of what you need to know and do to start up and run a business. In the brochure you will find information and guidance from seven cooperating Swedish authorities.

You can download this brochure as PDF, order a printed copy or listen to it as an audio file.

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Order a printed brochure

Do you work in an organisation where you meet people who are interested in starting a business? Then you can order a free printed copy of Starting Up a Business. Please contact for more information.

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An introduction to start a business

The Starting a up a business brochure is a first source of information for those who want to start a business. It is a complement to the information and e-services at and the government agencies’ intensive course, the Start-a-company day.

Read more and sign up (in Swedish)

The Start-a-company day is popular among the target audience and is described as optimal in a user survey. Readers think that it’s structure is logical and pedagogical, has a creative and inspiring design and is written in a language that is both easy to understand and sincere.

In addition, users appreciate that there are clear references to government agencies and organisations that new business operators can turn to for more information and assistance.

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Audio files

This audiobook provides you with an overview of what you need to know and do to start up and run a business. We present the information in phases that many entrepreneurs go through: Considering, Starting, Running, Developing and Closing down.

You can listen to and download the chapters you choose. You can also download the zipped complete audiobook Starting Up a Business brochure.

Download Starting Up a Business 2018 zipped audio files (75 MB)


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