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OPENING HOURS

 

MONDAY

Closed

TUESDAY - SATURDAY

4am - 10am

ADDRESS

 

SHOP 1 BILLINGSGATE FISH MARKET

LONDON

E14 5ST

 

barneysseafood@gmail.com

T  /  020 7481 2177

 

FIND​ US

Thinking about starting your own seafood business?

 

Have a quick look at this checklist

 

1. Have you decided what kind of seafood business you want to start?

E.g. Seafood stall, restaurant, café, catering company, seasonal or event trader.

 

Some questions:

  • Do you want a part-time or full-time business?

  • Do you want to buy an existing business or start a brand new one?

  • Do you want to go it alone or would it be better to have a partner?

 

Suggestion:

Talk to Mark Button at Barneys

 

2. Have you done any research?

 

Some questions:

  • Have you done any costings?

  • Is there a demand for your business?

  • Is there any competition?

  • Do you have a premises or location in mind?

  • Have you done any research about suppliers?

 

Suggestion:

Talk to Mark Button at Barneys

 

3. How are you going to finance your business?

 

Some questions:

  • Have you written a simple business plan to show to your bank manager?

  • Can you finance the business yourself?

  • Have you got an accountant?

  • Have you checked out what grants are available for starting businesses?

 

Suggestion:

Talk to Mark Button at Barneys

 

4. Have you analysed your own skills and personality?

 

Some questions:

  • Are you a leader?

  • Do you like to make your own decisions?

  • Do you enjoy competition?

  • Do you have will power and self discipline?

  • Do you get on with people?

  • Do you bounce back when things go wrong?

 

Suggestions:

Talk to Mark Button at Barneys

 

5. Have you thought of a name?

 

Some questions:

  • Have you brainstormed suggestions with family and friends?

  • Have you googled to see if the name is already being used by someone else?

  • Have you thought about the perception a business name creates?

 

Suggestion:

Talk to Mark Button at Barneys

 

 

6. Some other things to consider:

  • Registering the business

  • Employing Staff

  • Marketing

 

Suggestion:

Talk to Mark Button at Barneys