Aaron Hurst


List of small business associations and networking groups

Business associations and networks offer SME owners and entrepreneurs useful resources to help them grow their companies.

Employing & managing staff

Staff Appraisal Templates and Forms

An appraisal gives you the opportunity to evaluate an employee's performance, and to raise any concerns or issues.

Employing & managing staff

Checklist: what should be in a job advert?

Creating a job advert can be daunting for small business owners. We explain what you need to include

Business Technology

Best video conferencing tech for your small business

With many small business staff working remotely because of coronavirus, video conferencing is fast becoming the best way to communicate with groups. We look at the best video conferencing software on the market.

Government Grants

Start up business grants

I have a great fledgling business but cannot move forward as I need money for advertising on the Internet. Are there any start-up business grants still available in this country? Can you suggest other methods of spreading the word?

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?