- Market research
- What type of childcare you plan to offer to meet the needs of the local community?
- Finding suitable premises / is planning permission needed?
- What legal structure is right for your business?
- Recruitment and employment of childcare staff
- Registering with Ofsted and other agencies
- Business planning – How will you fund your business and manage ongoing income /expenditure?
- Set up a business (Gov.UK)
- Setting up and developing a childcare business in Suffolk