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Running a Business

This section takes you through every important aspect of how to run a successful business. It offers expert guides and advice articles on the key elements of business management such as employing staff, finding customers, marketing and sales, pricing, people management, office and home working, business technology and everything else an entrepreneur must tackle in order to succeed.

Dealing with business insurance claims

SmallBusiness.co.uk provides some points to help you if you need to make an insurance claim

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Finding and selling to customers

Which card payment machine should I get for my small business?

Find out the benefits of taking card payments along with some of the best card machines for your small business' needs

Small Business Insurance

Business insurance: Everything you need to know

Insurance offers vital protection from the crippling costs of a claim against your business. But which insurance do you actually need and which is merely optional?

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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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Do sole traders need professional indemnity insurance?

Expensive mistakes happen, and one way to equip your business to deal with the possibility of legal action is through professional indemnity insurance

Export & Import

5 things to remember when exporting for the first time

Micro businesses are put off exporting, despite knowing there is an overseas market for their products. Mike Wilson offers a guide to exporting for the first time.

Small Business Insurance

Business insurance: 10 common questions answered

Without the right business insurance, your company could find itself in financial hot water

Finding and selling to customers

Sales pipeline management from a small business perspective

In this guide, you'll find out what a sales pipeline is, how to set one up and how to manage it – with tips from the experts.

Small Business Insurance

Business insurance: 10 common questions answered

Without the right business insurance, your company could find itself in financial hot water

Finding and selling to customers

Sales pipeline management from a small business perspective

In this guide, you'll find out what a sales pipeline is, how to set one up and how to manage it – with tips from the experts.

Business Technology

Best payment processors for UK small businesses -11 of the best

What's the best payment system for your small business? We review 11 of the best payment processors for UK SMEs

Small Business Insurance

What is commercial combined insurance?

Commercial combined insurance allowing you to buy multiple types of coverage in one go for your business. Find out more here

Employing & managing staff

Outsource HR Services or keep them Inhouse?

HR has the power to shape an organisation’s culture and future. Whether that’s achieved through an in-house team or outsourcing depends on your business’s priorities

Employing & managing staff

Small business HR – everything you need to know

HR starts the moment you hire your first employee. There are plenty of resources and organisations out to help run your HR systems smoothly. But you should see HR as an opportunity, not a burden

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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