Forums are a great way of finding information and advice on specific topics and issues, but a lot ask for a joining fee or can just be plain difficult to find.
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So with that in mind, our community experts have compiled a list of the top 5 UK business forums. Have a look and let us know what you think!
A site primarily for landscape gardeners and garden maintenance practitioners. If you have green fingers or fancy getting into the horticultural this is a great place to start. You can ask almost any question related to the gardening and landscaping scene and with such a vibrant, busy community someone will answer your query shortly. Visit Landscape Juice.
This site is used by many different businesses and most questions are answered quickly and with great advice. What’s particularly handy about this site is it’s split by sector: if you need to ask a more specialised question around PR, then visit the Marketing, Selling and PR section; or if you’re thinking of selling your business, then pop over to their Selling your business area. They also have a General UK Business forum, where most people chat and ask questions around their startup ideas and businesses. Visit inBusiness.
UK Business Forums
This site is similar in layout to the inBusimess forum, with different questions segmented for easy reading. They even have a retail section for all the shop owners out there, along with regional forums for area-specific chats. Visit UK Business Forums.
Startups UK forum
If you need advice on how to start a business this is one of the first places you should look. Their site is already brimming with great articles for starting out so the addition of an active community is a really handy. Like most forums, it’s split by sector for easy browsing but most questions can be asked in the startup forum. Visit Startups UK’s forum.
The Wholesale Forums
Mainly for businesses that are looking to source wholesale products and sell them on. It's a great place to go if you're looking to set up your first retail business. Visit The Wholesale Forums.
We’re always on the look out for new and exciting business forums, so if you use and love any that aren’t in this article, leave a message in the box below.