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.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience