Welcome to the Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre is HSBC’s online magazine and information centre for small businesses with ambitions to grow. The site offers inspirational profiles, expert insights and more, backed up by a comprehensive range of briefings, checklists and other resources to help launch, run and develop your business More...


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Market your new business

Marketing is about much more than simply promoting your business. Marketing helps you understand your business environment, identify the most promising opportunities and exploit them. Effective marketing starts with researching

Forming a business

Whether you are forming your first business or adding to an existing one, it pays to set it up correctly. Choosing the wrong business structure exposes you to unnecessary costs

Export Readiness Tool

Use our interactive export readiness tool to assess how ready you are to start exporting and find out more about what else you need to do.