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Entrepeneurs assistant


In order to enable you to put your business concerns into practice, we offer you the entry into our service offerings in the corporate sector. The content is subject to the requirements of the European Services Directive. Please therefore also use the possibility to contact the contact persons of the state of Lower Saxony if necessary.

Business situations


  • Founding a Business and Obtaining a Business Licence

    Registration requirements
    ,
    Certifying your qualifications and specialised skills
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    Advisory services and networks
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    Licences and authorisations
    ,
    Finding and choosing a location
  • Registers

    Entry in a register
    ,
    Excerpts from registers
  • Being an Employer

    Finding employees
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    Hiring
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    Training and specialised skills
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    Employee-related registration requirements
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    Workplace safety
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    Pregnancy and parenthood
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    Special regulations for working hours
    ,
    Termination of employment
  • Taxes and Social Insurance Contributions

    Taxes and social insurance contributions for employees
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    Taxes and social insurance contributions for companies
  • Construction and Real Estate

    Buying, renting and leaseholds
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    Finding a location
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    Development and infrastructure
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    Construction planning
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    Building procedures
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    Fire safety and other requirements
  • Financing and Assistance

    Advisory services about financing and assistance
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    Start-up financing
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    Funding for crisis management
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    Economic funding
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    Subsidies for infrastructure, construction and housing
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    Subsidies for energy and climate protection
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    Cultural funding
    ,
    Education and research funding
  • Doing Business Abroad

    Cross-border business activities
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    Imports and exports
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    Foreign trade promotion and investment
  • Invitations to Tender and Public Contracts

    Information on awarding public contracts
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    E-procurement platforms
    ,
    EU-wide invitations to tender
  • Statistics and Reporting Obligations

    Statistical analysis
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    Statistical surveys and reporting obligations
  • Research and Development

    Permission and authorisations for research projects
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    Research and development networks
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    Transferring technology and knowledge
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    Patents and intellectual property
  • Logistics and Transport

    Permission to operate a motor vehicle and professional expertise
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    Transport permits
    ,
    Registering and de-registering vehicles
  • Facilities, Goods and Materials

    Facilities operations and inspections
    ,
    Product and material authorisations
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    Inspections and certificates of safety and expertise
  • Waste Material and Environmental Protection

    Waste, noxious substances and emissions
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    Conservation of plants, animals and nature
  • Consumer Protection, Compliance and Rights

    Consumer protection
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    Complaints and petitions
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    Court decisions
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    Collecting debts
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    The right of appeal in administrative proceedings
  • Events

    Trade fairs, street festivals and special events
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    Special opening times and authorisations
  • Business Liquidation and Transfers of Undertakings

    Discontinuing a business or temporarily closing it
    ,
    Taking over a business
    ,
    Restructuring and bankruptcy