Business Partnerships

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

Business Ideas & Planning

A small business guide to self employment

Being self-employed means, you are captain of your own ship. But there are key decisions to make before you quit full-time employment, unless you want your ship to run aground

Starting a Business

Choosing your business ownership structure

It is important to consider every aspect of your business requirements before choosing a business ownership structure, says Stephen Newman of Ramsdens Solicitors


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.


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 Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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