Cost of living crisis


What the cost of doing business crisis is doing to small firms

The cost of supplies and stock has rocketed by 21 per cent year on year, with nine out ten small firms reporting higher costs


Energy Bill Relief Scheme – how it works

Government bows to pressure and backdates energy bill relief scheme to December 1 last year before the war in Ukraine broke out

Employing & managing staff

How businesses can help their employees through the cost of living crisis

Here are six benefits that you can introduce to help your employees who may be struggling to cope with the cost of living crisis


Firms may be offered grants to pay for energy

Energy grants could be offered to small businesses using Covid support mechanisms to head off thousands going bust


‘Cost of business’ crisis spiraling warn firms

Ministers urged to provide Covid-style support for smaller businesses to head off 'cost-of-doing-business' crisis as energy costs predicted to rise fourfold


Two thirds of firms will increase prices within weeks

More than four in five businesses cite inflation as a growing worry in latest quarterly British Chambers of Commerce survey of business sentiment

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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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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...