Arts, Crafts and Media

  • Antiques

    • How to become an Antique Furniture Restorer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an antique furniture restorer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become an Antiques and Fine Art Dealer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an antiques and fine art dealer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

  • Design

    • How to become a Fashion Designer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a fashion designer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Handmade Furniture Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a furniture maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Garden Landscaper

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a gardening landscaping service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a T-shirt Printer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a T-shirt printer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Graphic Designer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a graphic designer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends, and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become an Interior Designer

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an interior design service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Tattoo Artist

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a tattoo artist. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Design Agency

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a design agency. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Handbag Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a handbag maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

  • Handmade Goods

    • How to become a Jewellery Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a jewellery maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Handmade Toy Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a toy maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Handmade Furniture Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a furniture maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Garden Landscaper

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a gardening landscaping service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Curtain and Soft Furnishing Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and operating as a curtain and soft furnishing maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Pottery and Ceramics Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a pottery and ceramics maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting an Arts and Crafts Gallery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an art and crafts gallery. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Greeting Card Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a greeting card maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Stained Glass Artist

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a stained glass artist. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Decorative Glassware Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a decorative glassware maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Blacksmith

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a blacksmith. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting an Art Supplies Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an art supplies shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Craft Supplies Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a craft supplies retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become an Artist

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an artist. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Sewing and Embroidery Service

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sewing and embroidery service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Wedding Stationery Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a wedding stationery maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Wedding Favour Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up as a wedding favour maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become an Arts and Crafts Workshop Tutor

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an arts and crafts workshop tutor. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Handbag Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a handbag maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Handmade Cosmetics Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a handmade cosmetics maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

  • Music

    • How to become a DJ and Mobile Disco Service

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a DJ and mobile disco service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Music Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a music shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Private Music Tutor

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a private music tutor. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting an Independent Record Label

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an independent record label. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Musician

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a musician. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting an Audio-visual Equipment Hire Business

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an AV equipment hire service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Rehearsal and Recording Studio

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a rehearsal and recording studio. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Record Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a record shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

  • Visual Art

    • How to become a Photographer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a freelance photographer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Model Agency

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a model agency. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Videographer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a videographer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Graphic Designer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a graphic designer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends, and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become an Illustrator

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an illustrator. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Performing Arts Company

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a performing arts company. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • A Guide to the Performing Arts

      This market synopsis identifies the current trends and market developments affecting the performing arts sector in the UK. It provides information targeted specifically at new, existing or aspiring small business owners who are aiming to trade or develop their interests within this sector...

  • Writing and Publishing

    • How to become a Freelance Writer/Journalist

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a freelance writer or journalist. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Freelance Editorial Services Business

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a freelance editorial service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become an Independent Book Publisher

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a book publisher. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...