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Small Business Questions and Answers – responses to all the queries a small business owner would need answered

Theo Paphitis 6 micro business tips Q&A

Here are six micro business tips that came out of our Twitter Q&A with Dragons’ Den TV star Theo Paphitis

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Tweet questions to Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis

Join the Dragons’ Den star and small business cheerleader for a special Twitter Q&A this Thursday at 4pm using the hashtag #AskTheoPaphitis

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Liz Barclay answers your questions about late payment

Join Small Business Commissioner Liz Barclay on September 9 for a special Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskSBCommissioner

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Tweet your questions to FSB policy boss Craig Beaumont

Join Federation of Small Businesses chief of external affairs Craig Beaumont on July 8 for a special Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskFSB

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How do I apply for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan?

How to apply for the new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan scheme to help small business survive during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Coronavirus government Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme – how to apply

Find out how you can apply for the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to recover the costs of employees shielding, sick or self-isolating

Business management

How to wind up a small business – a step-by-step guide

With two out of five SMEs already closed, and many more contemplating ruin, insolvency practitioner John Bell offers to step-by-step guide to winding up your small business

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How to ask for a commercial rent freeze from your landlord

Now that the government has forced leisure and hospitality businesses to close, with shops soon to follow, do you have to keep paying rent to your commercial landlord?

Business management

How to wind up a small business – a step-by-step guide

With two out of five SMEs already closed, and many more contemplating ruin, insolvency practitioner John Bell offers to step-by-step guide to winding up your small business

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How to ask for a commercial rent freeze from your landlord

Now that the government has forced leisure and hospitality businesses to close, with shops soon to follow, do you have to keep paying rent to your commercial landlord?

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How do I get the government £3,000 coronavirus grant?

The Treasury has announced a £3,000 grant for businesses that do not pay business rates to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic – how do you apply for it?

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Scottish government launches small business coronavirus helpline

The Scottish government has launched a helpline for small businesses coping with the unfolding coronavirus pandemic

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Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst – ‘Tech is key to solving productivity’

Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst talks to Smallbusiness.co.uk about late payments, productivity and what to expect from the Business Finance Council

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Norah Coelho of PayPal Q&A: ‘Getting access to finance is incredibly important’

PayPal Working Capital has seen a 60 per cent spike in UK small business lending year-on-year. Norah Coelho tells Small Business how it works.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks