Side Business


Escaping the nine to five: can I turn my passion into a business?

Mattel, Harley Davidson and Disney all started out as side hustles. How can you turn your passion project into a business and escape your day job?

Accounts & Tax

How much tax will I pay if I run a side business?

Chris Barwick of Sheards Accountants answers a reader question on the amount of tax you need to pay if you have a side business.

Business management

Top ten legal ways to earn extra money

Earning a little extra money on the side of your main business can be incredibly beneficial to owners - here is how you do it.


Side businesses generate over £40bn a year to the UK economy

More than a quarter of Brits in full-time employment are earning money outside of their 9-to-5 – a total of over six million people, a new study reveals.

Partner content

16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks