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Business management

This section provides helpful case studies and guides on business reputation management strategies for UK start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Corporate social responsibility: what is it and who benefits?

Simon Joyce, director of Anchor Vans, explains what corporate social responsibility is and how it can benefit your business.

Business management

Business management

6 easy steps to planning a project within a small business

Even an SME can execute a complicated project if they plan ahead properly, says David Baker of PRINCE2 Training. Here is a 6-step guide to project management

Business management

Book review – Your Business, Your Family, Their Future

Your Business, Your Family, Their Future - How to ensure your family enterprise thrives for generations by Emily Griffiths-Hamilton

Business management

Health and safety checklist for small businesses

There's no need to be intimidated by health and safety. Tick off this checklist to ensure that your business is covered.

Business management

Is it better to buy or lease a car for your small business?

Leasing a company car vs buying one is a vexed question for many small business owners. Growth Business offers the pros and cons of leasing vs buying

Business management

Foreign exchange control could minimise the cost of business trips abroad

It may well start to cost more to send staff on business trips abroad but there are ways of controlling some costs by locking into foreign exchange rates, as Nick England of VFX Financial explains

Business management

Small Business Commissioner Q&A: Paul Uppal talks about late payments

Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, explains how he deals with late payment claims to get you the money that you're owed.

Business management

Entrepreneur Q&A: I think turning down the Dragons was the right decision

Andrew Nowell, founder of PitPat, talks about appearing on Dragons' Den and declining their investment offers.

Business management

Sustainability: new government-supported project launches to help SMEs

An Eden Project-inspired programme is encouraging SMEs to focus on sustainability in their businesses with free guidance and advice.

Business management

Entrepreneur Q&A: Ronan Higham, founder of Pure Fitout

Smallbusiness.co.uk has a chat with Ronan Higham, founder of Pure Fitout.

Business management

Is it safe to switch to a smaller business energy supplier?

Business management

Four key steps for small businesses to prepare for Brexit

With the UK set to leave the EU there are certain things that small businesses can do to put themselves in the best position possible. Aron Priest of printing company Solopress outlines what these could be

Business management

What small businesses should be doing ahead of Brexit

Many small businesses have had little guidance as to what to expect when the UK leaves the European Union. Danielle Levy asks business representatives how companies can prepare

Business management

What will the future high street look like?

New research reveals what the future high street could look like based on what modern shoppers want to see.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze

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London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene