Business costs

Articles and guides for UK small businesses on the always important topic of controlling and reducing business costs.


Costs are one of the biggest struggles for businesses

According to research from Opus Energy, forty per cent of SMEs agree that costs are one of the biggest challenges they face.

Startup Funding and Grants

How much does it really cost to start a small business?

Here, we break down where your money is likely to be spent when starting your new business.


Top small business tips on saving costs

Here Bobby Lane, business agony uncle and partner at SSH LLP gives his top tips on keeping a lid on costs.

Business management

Hidden business costs to be aware of when starting a venture

Here, we look at the hidden costs that entrepreneurs should keep on top off when starting up and running a business.


Small business confidence recovers despite surging costs

Small businesses across the country report a rise in confidence despite spiralling costs to continue running the business.

Legal advice

How small businesses can tap into the benefits of a new water market

The deregulation of English water means that 1.2 million businesses will have access to choice in supplier for the first time.


Rising costs start to bite as UK SMEs look to tighten their belts

Small and medium sized firms signal rising costs as their number one concern for investment going into the year.


The biggest concern for small businesses is rising costs

Over a fifth (22 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cite rising costs as their biggest concern going into 2017.


UK small businesses plan to reduce costs in 2017

Brexit has sparked the urge for companies to cut back, with rising costs, uncertainty and financial concerns troubling small businesses.

Business management

Do you know how much printer ink your business is wasting every day?

Make sure you keep a lid on your costs with this advice on economising on your printer.


Reducing office printing costs for your small company

Here, we look at five straightforward ways to help your business reduce office printing costs.


Rising business costs crippling small businesses

Small firms are being pushed to the wall by a vice of rising business costs, research finds.

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?