Small Business Team


New wave of waste rules

If you're under the impression that the phrase 'hazardous waste' only refers to toxic chemicals and industrial pollutants then you're in for a shock.


How to comply with legislation

Over three-quarters of Britain's small businesses are not confident that they are complying with mounting legislation, according to research from information technology supplier Dell.


DDA is irrelevant, say SMEs

With only a month left until the final phase of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) comes into force, making it compulsory for all businesses to make their premises and services accessible to people with disabilities, many small firms believe the act is irrelevant.


Get your business back on track

The first week back to work after the bank holiday and summer break can be a difficult time to get your business back up to speed, and your staff back into action.


Insight into entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are admired by 93% of the population and the South of England has more doers and thinkers than the North.


Comply with waste disposal laws

On 16 July, revised legislation on disposing of hazardous waste came into effect.


Call to young entrepreneurs

Chancellor Gordon Brown has launched a national campaign to encourage and inspire enterprise among young people.


Assess your security risks

Business owners are being advised to examine security risks to their staff and business by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


Price hikes get the message across

If you are looking to announce a price increase, it’s important to test the market first with a few customers by telephone or face-to-face, to gauge reaction.


Optimistic outlook for small businesses

British small firms are feeling healthy and confident, according to the biggest ever UK survey of entrepreneurs, conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).


Free advice on employment law

A scheme to help small firms in London deal with employment disputes has been launched by Acas, the employment-relations advice service.


Disability and discrimination: know the law

With just over 6 months until disability access laws come into effect, the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) is urging businesses to take action now.

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

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The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

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Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace