Business coaching

Articles and guides for UK small businesses on the use of business coaches to help create growth business strategies, build leadership skills, and support managers.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top tips for creating a clear vision for your business

Business coach Tim Rylatt discusses why having a clear business vision matters and shares his top tips for creating one

Business management

Cricket legend Andrew Strauss: 5 tips to boost your business performance

Andrew Strauss, former England cricket captain, shares his 5 tips to boost your small business performance – learnt from sportsmen performing at the highest level

Small Business Insurance

The business coach: Insurance avenues to bear in mind

Tim Rylatt is a business coach in West Sussex. Here, he discusses how he overcame a confusing introduction to insuring his business to get the right cover in place.


Coaching in small businesses: DIY or bring in a professional?

Is business coaching effective? Robert McHenry weighs up internal coaching versus employing external help.

Business Ideas & Planning

How do you become a successful business coach?

Entrepreneur Nicola Bird gives some tips on moving into the business coaching arena.

Government Grants

How to get a government grant for business coaching

Liz Mowatt secured a government grant for business coaching for her company A Giving Tribute, which offers tribute cards for funerals.


The benefits of executive coaching

SmallBusiness.co.uk investigates how executives can gain value from an assessment of their performance as a leader.

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

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.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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