Business Partnerships

Articles, guides and analysis on the issue of partnerships within business.

Accounts & Tax

Partnership tax – an end to the favourable tax treatment of partnerships?

Partnership tax could increase if proposals for a hike national insurance contributions go ahead. George Bull of RSM argues against

Buying and selling a company

10 questions to ask your business partner before buying a company together

In partnership with BusinessesForSale.com, we look at the questions you should be asking your business partner before buying a company.


Going into business with a friend: tips for best practice

Two small business owners talk about their experiences of setting up a company with a friend and how to make it through tough times.


Building a relationship: Can a partnership benefit your business?

A partnership between two businesses can often be mutually beneficial and boost revenues. We spoke to Georgina Richardson, COO of TrustedHousesitters about how business partnerships can help you.

Small Business Banking

Inspiring partnerships – The importance of building a partnership

Forming partnerships and relationships with other businesses can be vital to your businesses success.

Business management

Choosing your first business partner: How to get it right

What can you do to let the world know you are searching for a business partner? Dessy Ohanians of the London School of Business and Finance investigates.

Business management

What happens if your business partner is no longer pulling their weight?

In this piece Karen Holden, founder of A City Law Firm, explores the legal considerations to bear in mind when a business partnership isn't working.

Business management

How to set up partnerships that will grow your business

In this piece, we look at how to set up partnerships of real value to help your business flourish and grow.

Business management

How to make a business partnership work

George Grigg lifts the lid on what it takes to make a business partnership work.

Accounts & Tax

How to avoid the new tax on partnership loans

Until now, there has been no legislation in place which brings loans made to partnerships and sole traders into the charge to tax. This situation will be changing soon, as Lesley Stalker discusses.

Business management

What is a strategic partnership?

In this piece, Carl Reader discusses the key factors that make for a good strategic partnership between two businesses.


Aspiring entrepreneurs turn to family partnerships

One in three Britons would pick a family member as a business partner, research finds. 

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves