How Much Will it Cost To Start Your Business? | QuoteMyEnergy

How much would it cost to start your own business?

Starting a new business can be an expensive business, whether it’s a coffee shop or a construction company. But it's hard to say exactly what the price might be - so use our calculator to build your own costs to see how much it might set you back.

Choose a category on the left to see what you might need for your business

Buildings icon Business Premises

Office Rental Costs

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Seat in co-working space

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Small (10 workstations)

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Medium (50 workstations)

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Large (250 workstations)

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Corporate (1000 workstations)


Retail Space

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Retail Space Rental

Storage space icon

Storage Space Rental

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Retail Space Purchase


Other Costs

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Business Rates

Gas icon

Gas Costs

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Electricity Costs


Stock icon Stock, Tools and Equipment

Retail Stock

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Stock - Cheap

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Stock - Standard

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Stock - Luxury



Van icon

Van Purchase (New)

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Van Purchase (Second-hand)

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Till icon

Retail Till

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Espresso icon

Espresso Machine

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Computer icon


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Furniture icon

Office Furniture (per person)

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Employees icon Employees

Full Time Employees

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Number of Full Time Employees

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Full Time Salary

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National Insurance Contribution


Part Time Employees

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Number of Part Time Employees

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Part time employee icon

Part Time Salary

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National Insurance Contribution


Other Mandatory Costs

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Employee Pensions

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Employer's Liability Insurance


Marketing icon Marketing


Domain icon

Web Domain

Design icon

Web Design

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Web Development

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Web Hosting



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Your Initial Start Up Costs

Over the first year

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This calculator includes average UK figures for a range of expenses that may be incurred over the first year, whilst setting up a business. Depending on the location and purpose of your business the costs may be significantly different.

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