Setting up a business
Information about different business structures, regulations, funding and other supports for people setting up a business.
Information on becoming self-employed as a sole trader and a description of the legalities and tax implications.
If you are getting certain social welfare payments, there are supports to help you become self-employed. Find out about the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance scheme.
This scheme provides a weekly payment to certain people who have lost their job and want to start their own business.
Outline of what you need to know if you are thinking of setting up a business.
Information for foreign nationals on the immigrant investor and entrepreneur schemes.
If you want to become self-employed you may get help and support from a number of agencies. This document gives a general overview of these organisations and sources of information