Export & Import

Microbusinesses lead way when it comes to exports

Nearly half of microbusinesses made exports last year compared with 39% in 2021


Self-employed Making Tax Digital faces delay until 2026

Treasury set to announce two-year delay to rolling out its Making Tax Digital system to the self-employed and microbusinesses earning over £10,000 from April 2024 to 2026


How microbusinesses take the first steps toward sustainability

Helping the environment can open up the possibility of more revenue, says Ben Law, VP and head of UK and Ireland at GoDaddy


Why microbusinesses are crucial to levelling up

The numbers of young, female and diverse entrepreneurs starting their own businesses have all risen sharply since the pandemic. However, the South continues to dominate start-up creation in England. It’s something the government needs to address

Business management

Theo Paphitis 6 micro business tips Q&A

Here are six micro business tips that came out of our Twitter Q&A with Dragons’ Den TV star Theo Paphitis

Finding and selling to customers

GoDaddy hosts virtual Christmas high street to promote microbusinesses

#GoDaddyShops aims to connect Christmas shoppers with microbusinesses as public makes conscious effort to shop independently this year

Making Tax Digital

Halt rollout of Making Tax Digital to smallest businesses, urge MPs

MPs question forcing the smallest microbusinesses to adopt expensive accounting software, say small businesses have hurt enough already

Business management

5 winning traits 5 top entrepreneurs all have in common

Tony Robinson has interviewed hundreds of business owners about what makes them a success. Here he shares 5 traits common to all successful entrepreneurs


Rishi Sunak eyes offering 100% guaranteed loans for microbusinesses

As many of 1m microbusinesses could benefit from 100% guaranteed loans and overdrafts for up to £25,000 per small business


Microbusinesses spent 10 weeks handling financial admin in 2019

Financial admin is time-consuming for micro firms – and it's not helped by late payments. Here's how to protect your business against them.

Taking payments as a small business

40% of the UK’s micro businesses do not accept card payments

This is despite digital payments being the preferred way to pay for 47pc of shoppers


Britain has the 4th highest number of micro-businesses per capita

Vistaprint’s Global Micro-Business Impact Report investigates the importance micro-businesses have to the global economy.

Partner content

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

Partner content

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.

Partner content

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...